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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Overview of viral hemorrhagic fevers. In: Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, editors.
The Epi Info Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) application: a resource for outbreak data management and contact tracing in the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola epidemic.
During May 23 through October 31, 2014, there were 3,854 laboratory-confirmed cases of Ebola reported in Sierra Leone in the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever database, including 199 cases in HCWs (5.2%).
On January 14, 2016, we received whole blood samples from 3 patients who resided in Luanda, Angola and were suspected of having viral hemorrhagic fever. All were men two 22 and one 30 years of age.
The West Africa Ebola national and international response teams, including the ministries of health of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone; the World Health Organization; Medecins Sans Frontieres; CDC response teams; the United Nations Children's Fund; the International Federation of Red Cross; Institut Pasteur; the European Mobile Laboratory; the Kenema Government Hospital Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Laboratory; the Liberia Institute of Biomedical Research; African Field Epidemiology Network; Elizabeth Ervin, Viral Special Pathogens Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC.
Dr Sang is the head of the Arbovirus and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Laboratory at the Kenya Medical Research Institute.
The Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a viral hemorrhagic fever. There are four recognized species within the ebolavirus genus, which in turn have number specific strains.
On September 27, he was evacuated to the same hospital in Johannesburg as patient 1, and on the following day the link between the 2 was identified and a presumptive diagnosis of viral hemorrhagic fever was made.
Interim guidance for managing patients with suspected viral hemorrhagic fever in US hospitals [cited 2008 Oct 13].
Two new diseases have been added to the list of nationally notifiable infectious diseases: viral hemorrhagic fever and dengue fever.
This investigation of a case of imported viral hemorrhagic fever in France raised several issues.
Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF) is a rare, viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF); the causative agent is an RNA virus in the family Filoviridae, and growing evidence demonstrates that fruit bats are the natural reservoir of Marburg virus (MARV) (1,2).
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