viral hemorrhagic fever

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viral hemorrhagic fever

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Noun1.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
Argentine hemorrhagic fever - hemorrhagic fever with neurological signs; caused by the Junin virus
Ebola, Ebola fever, Ebola hemorrhagic fever - a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa
Lassa fever - an acute contagious viral disease of central western Africa; characterized by fever and inflammation and muscular pains and difficulty swallowing; can be used as a bioweapon
Crimea-Congo hemorrhagic fever - an infection common in Arab states caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by a tick that thrives on sheep
Rift Valley fever - an infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals
viral infection, virus infection - infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
green monkey disease, Marburg disease, Marburg hemorrhagic fever - a viral disease of green monkeys caused by the Marburg virus; when transmitted to humans it causes serious or fatal illness
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Co-evolutionary patterns of variation in small and large RNA segments of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.
Rapid detection and quantification of RNA of Ebola and Marburg viruses, Lassa virus, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, Rift Valley fever virus, dengue virus, and yellow fever virus by real-time reverse transcription-PCR.
Molecular epidemiology of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in India.
The AIR Global Pandemic Model update includes the addition of two pathogens from the Bunyaviridae viral family Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) , Lassa (hemorrhagic) fever (LHF) from the Arenaviridae viral family, and bacterial-pathogens-associated cholera (Vibrio cholera), plague (Yersinia pestis), and meningococcal meningitis (Neisseria meningitidis).
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is caused by Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV).
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 6, 2016-BioCryst secures additional NIAID funding to advance development of BCX4430 for hemorrhagic fever virus diseases
M2 PHARMA-July 6, 2016-BioCryst secures additional NIAID funding to advance development of BCX4430 for hemorrhagic fever virus diseases
Postmortems of the two family members in the area of Koropara in the N'Zerekore prefecture revealed the presence of the hemorrhagic fever virus, the government said in a statement.
The action plan for the hemorrhagic fever virus, named after the Alkhurma district in Jeddah where it was discovered in 1995, has been entrusted to the Jeddah Secretariat, Health Department, Presidency of Meteorology and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and the National Water Company.
Evaluation of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus infection in children.
The latter possibility is supported by a study in which selenium supplementation was associated with a marked reduction in the mortality rate in patients infected with a hemorrhagic fever virus.
To us, this clearly suggests the advantage of having a certified specialist who is dedicated to running the microbiology lab in situations such as emergency preparedness for hemorrhagic fever virus patient care.

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