haemorrhagic fever


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haemorrhagic fever

n
(Pathology) any of a group of fevers, such as Ebola virus disease and yellow fever, characterized by internal bleeding or bleeding into the skin
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Noun1.haemorrhagic 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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Following ICMR technologies have been launched: Diagnostic kit for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) Sheep and Goat.
Molecular epidemiology of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus in India.
Sequential infections with different serotypes increase the risk for dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome.
Agarwal R, Elbishbishi EA, Chaturvedi UC, Nagar R, Mustafa AS: Profile of transforming growth factor-beta 1 in patients with dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Madam, Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is a disease that has afflicted the populace of many a developing nation.
Objective: To study the awareness of butchers regarding Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in relation to their education level.
Najaf (18) s/o Ghulam Murtaza, a resident of Shadan Lond, Dera Ghazi Khan, a shepherd by profession has been suffering from fever for the last 4 days and his gums were bleeding for one day, the NMI official said and added that Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) suspected patients has been treated at an isolation ward of NMI.
Introduction Now-a- days many of cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) are being reported in different cities of Pakistan.
com Ministry of Health has urged people to adopt preventive measures and follow hygiene norms to avoid contracting Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever while slaughtering animals.
The Evaluation of Knowledge of the Health-Care Personnel Regarding Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever.
Summary: The Crimean -- Congo Haemorrhagic Fever has claimed five lives in 2016 so far
The efficacy of ribavirin in the treatment of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Eastern Black Sea region in Turkey.