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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KARACHI -- The Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) has claimed two more lives in Karachi and death toll from the tick-born viral disease has climbed to nine in the megacity this year.
Sources at Sindh health department told PPI that the Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever, commonly known as the Congo virus had claimed nine lives in Karachi.
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever outbreak in Middle Anatolia: a multicentre study of clinical features and outcome measures.
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne zoonosis caused by a Nairovirus (family: Bunyaviridae) and is endemic in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and southern Europe.
Viral haemorrhagic fever in southern Sudan and northern Zaire.
Madam, I find it necessary and vital to share with you a case of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF)proven on PCR who came from Aga Khan University Hospital after leaving against medical advice to the Memon Medical Institute Hospital's Emergency Room on 5th June 2018.
Muscat: With a large number of livestock expected to be slaughtered for Eid Al Adha ceremonies, Oman's Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has warned the public about the dangers of contracting Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever through unhygienic practices.
Focal person for Dengue Dr Hasham Khalid gave briefing through multi-media about Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF).
Following ICMR technologies have been launched: Diagnostic kit for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) Sheep and Goat.
Agarwal R, Elbishbishi EA, Chaturvedi UC, Nagar R, Mustafa AS: Profile of transforming growth factor-beta 1 in patients with dengue haemorrhagic fever. Int J Exp Pathol 1999; 80: 143-9.
Objective: To study the awareness of butchers regarding Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in relation to their education level.