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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Differences in global gene expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells indicate a significant role of the innate responses in progression of dengue fever but not dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Cross-sectional serosurvey of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus IgG in livestock, India, 2013-2014.
Viral hemorrhagic fever in Pakistan: awareness among health care personnel.
173 (70%) patients had classic dengue fever while 74 (30%) fulfilled the criteria of dengue hemorrhagic fever [Graph: 1], Of those patients with dengue hemorrhagic fever, twenty one patients had developed dengue shock syndrome and death occurred in eleven patients (4.
Immunohistochemical and in situ localization of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus in human tissues and implications for CCHF pathogenesis.
The granting of CE mark follows positive results from a multi-year trial of the test on patients with clinical symptoms of Lassa hemorrhagic fever.
In a few cases dengue fever can progress to life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome, the characteristic feature of which is increase capillary permeability [5], perivascular edema, without destruction of the vascular endothelium, liver parenchyma necrosis and lymph node, and thymus cell hyperplasia of the spleen [6].
By August 2005, health authorities in Tamaulipas reported an ongoing dengue outbreak, with 1,251 cases of dengue fever, including 223 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, which was a dramatic increase from the 541 dengue fever cases documented by health officials in 2000-2004.
OB), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits and the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium (VHFC) released new scientific data resulting from the consortium's ongoing studies at the Kenema Government Hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
Transfusion requirements in patients with dengue hemorrhagic fever.
To The Editor: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a highly infectious tickborne disease caused by a high-risk group of viruses belonging to the family Bunyaviridae (1,2).
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