Hemorrhagic Fever


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Hemorrhagic Fever

Any virus that causes both fever and excessive bleeding due to the reduced ability of blood to coagulate. Hemorrhagic fevers are spread from person to person through respiration. As such, there is concern that hemorrhagic fevers have potential in bioweapons.
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Clinical and laboratory findings of HCWs in whom Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever developed after occupational exposure, Turkey, 2004-2011 *([dagger]) Body temperature, Leukocytes/ HCW, outcome [degrees]C Bleeding [mm.
Healthy individuals' immune response to the Bulgarian CrimeanCongo hemorrhagic fever virus vaccine.
Replication of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in four species of ixodid ticks (Acari) infected experimentally.
Early serodiagnosis of acute human Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus infections by novel capture assays.
An epidemiological model of Crimean hemorrhagic fever.
There is no current therapy for hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in the European Union.
The history of human disease in North America includes large epidemics of highly lethal hemorrhagic fever during 1545-1815 in Mexico (12).
ISLAMABAD, October 15, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Pakistans National Institute of Health (NIH) has confirmed that cases of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) and Dengue fever have been recorded in the country.
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Dengue fever causes flulike symptoms in humans, and dengue hemorrhagic fever can kill infants and young children.
Dengue fever and Dengue hemorrhagic fever are acute febrile mosquito-borne diseases caused by one of four closely related virus serotypes of the genus Flaviviridae.
To the Editor: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV; family Bunyaviridae, genus Nairovirus) causes outbreaks of severe hemorrhagic fever in humans, with case-fatality rates [less than or equal to] 30% (1,2).
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