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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Progress in studying the etiology, immunology, and laboratory diagnosis of Crimean hemorrhagic fever in the USSR and Bulgaria, pp.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in eastern Turkey: clinical features, risk factors and efficacy of ribavirin therapy.
The Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium was established as a result of a contract awarded to Tulane University by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which is part of the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is an infectious disease caused by Nairovirus genus from Bunyaviridae family.
Replication and tissue tropisms of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in experimentally infected adult Hyalomma truncatum (Acari: Ixodidae).
Hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons: medical and public health management.
announced that the first test kits for viral hemorrhagic fever diagnosis have completed initial clinical testing in West Africa.
Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) is a severe and potentially fatal form of the disease.
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.
As with other hemorrhagic fevers, such as Ebola fever, several nosocomial CCHF outbreaks have been described (3,10-12).
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