Crimea-Congo hemorrhagic fever

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Noun1.Crimea-Congo hemorrhagic fever - an infection common in Arab states caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by a tick that thrives on sheep
haemorrhagic fever, hemorrhagic fever, VHF, viral haemorrhagic fever, viral hemorrhagic fever - a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
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Serologic tests on day 3 and day 11 after the onset of symptoms were not reactive for Crimea-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), chikungunya, yellow fever, Hantaan, Puumala, and Dobrava viruses; HIV 1 and 2; parvovirus B19; cytomegalovirus; EpsteinBarr virus; or rickettsial diseases.