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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The epidemiology of tick-borne Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Asia, Europe and Africa.
Recombinant nucleoprotein-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of immunoglobulin G antibodies to CrimeanCongo hemorrhagic fever virus.
Immunohistochemical and in situ localization of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus in human tissues and implications for CCHF pathogenesis.
The history of human disease in North America includes large epidemics of highly lethal hemorrhagic fever during 1545-1815 in Mexico (12).
Transmission of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus by Hyalomma impeltatum (Acari: Ixodidae) after experimental infection.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne viral zoonosis that occurs widely in Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe.
The extensive panel of reagents constitutes a unique and highly valuable set of tools for the continuing development of multifaceted approaches to diagnose, prevent, and potentially treat viral hemorrhagic fevers.
Evidence exists that infection with some of these pathogens, including smallpox virus and some of the hemorrhagic fever viruses, may be more severe during pregnancy.
Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) warrant specific emphasis because of their high rates of illness and death, and the potential for rapid dissemination by human-to-human transmission.
Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) and two corporate partners, will develop and manufacture improved diagnostic tests for viral hemorrhagic fevers under a $3.
Mosquito-borne hemorrhagic fevers of South and South-east Asia.
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