Viral hemorrhagic fever

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Viral hemorrhagic fever

Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are a group of illnesses caused by a family of viruses: arenaviruses, filoviruses, bunyaviruses, and flaviviruses. VHFs usually impact multiple systems. Symptoms vary depending on which kind of VHF is active in the body, but most often the vascular system (the veins and arteries) and the body's ability to regulate itself become impaired, causing bleeding (hemorrhage). Treatment, like symptoms, depends on which type of virus is transmitted. VHFs can range from mild to life-threatening illnesses.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Viral hemorrhagic fever" returned 30 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic schemes for reducing epidemic size of African viral hemorrhagic fever outbreaks.
 

Author(s): Iruka N Okeke, Robert S Manning, Thomas Pfeiffer

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Viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) outbreaks, with high mortality rates, have often been amplified in African health institutions due to person-to-person transmission via infected body fluids.  By collating and analyzing epidemiological data from documented outbreaks, we observed that ...

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2014

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Sequential determination of serum viral titers, virus-specific IgG antibodies, and TNF-α, IL-6, IL-10, and IFN-γ levels in patients with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.
 

Author(s): Safak Kaya, Nazif Elaldi, Ayhan Kubar, Nevcihan Gursoy, Meral Yilmaz, Gulderen Karakus, Turabi Gunes, Zubeyde Polat, Mustafa Gokhan Gozel, Aynur Engin, Ilyas Dokmetas, Mehmet Bakir, Neziha Yilmaz, Mehmet Sencan

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Although there have been a number of studies on the pathogenesis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) recently, knowledge on this topic is still insufficient. This study aims to reveal the kinetics of serum CCHF virus (CCHFV) titers, serum levels of anti-CCHFV immunoglobulin ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2014

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The pathogenesis of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus infection in alpha/beta interferon knockout mice: insights into the pathologic mechanisms of a new viral hemorrhagic fever.
 

Author(s): Yan Liu, Bin Wu, Slobodan Paessler, David H Walker, Robert B Tesh, Xue-jie Yu

Journal: J. Virol.. 2014 Feb;88(3):1781-6.

 

Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV) is a newly discovered Phlebovirus causing an emerging hemorrhagic fever in East Asia, with reported case fatality rates up to 30%. Despite the high case fatality rate and large number of persons at risk of infection, the pathobiology ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2014

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The terms "Viral hemorrhagic fever" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Emergence of viral hemorrhagic fevers: is recent outbreak of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in India an indication?
 

Author(s): C Lahariya, M K Goel, A Kumar, M Puri, A Sodhi

Journal: J Postgrad Med. ;58(1):39-46.

 

The emerging and re-emerging diseases are posing a great health risk for the last few years. One such category of diseases is viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs), which have emerged in the new territories, worldwide. Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) cases, for the first time in ...

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2012

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[Viral hemorrhagic fever and its diagnosis system in Japan].
 

Author(s): S Morikawa, M Saijo, M Niikura, I Kurane

Journal: Uirusu. 2001 Dec;51(2):215-24.

 

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2002

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Viral hemorrhagic fever hazards for travelers in Africa.
 

Author(s): M Isaäcson

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2001 Nov;33(10):1707-12.

 

This short review covers 6 viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) that are known to occur in Africa: yellow fever, Rift Valley fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, Marburg virus disease, and Ebola hemorrhagic fever. All of these have at one time or another affected travelers, ...

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2001

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Phase 2a Immunogenicity Study of Hantaan/Puumala Virus DNA Vaccine for Prevention of Hemorrhagic Fever
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hemorrhagic Fever With Renal Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2015

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Clinical Trial of the cAd3-EBO and cAd3-EBOZ Ebola Vaccines in Healthy Adults in Uganda
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola

 

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2015

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Emergency Evaluation of Convalescent Plasma for Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) in Guinea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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