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 36 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinico-laboratory spectrum of dengue viral infection and risk factors associated with dengue hemorrhagic fever: a retrospective study.
 

Author(s): Tauqeer Hussain Mallhi, Amer Hayat Khan, Azreen Syazril Adnan, Azmi Sarriff, Yusra Habib Khan, Fauziah Jummaat

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The incidence of dengue is rising steadily in Malaysia since the first major outbreak in 1973. Despite aggressive measures taken by the relevant authorities, Malaysia is still facing worsening dengue crisis over the past few years. There is an urgent need to evaluate dengue cases ...

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2015

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A Multiplex PCR/LDR Assay for the Simultaneous Identification of Category A Infectious Pathogens: Agents of Viral Hemorrhagic Fever and Variola Virus.
 

Author(s): Sanchita Das, Mark S Rundell, Aashiq H Mirza, Maneesh R Pingle, Kristi Shigyo, Aura R Garrison, Jason Paragas, Scott K Smith, Victoria A Olson, Davise H Larone, Eric D Spitzer, Francis Barany, Linnie M Golightly

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CDC designated category A infectious agents pose a major risk to national security and require special action for public health preparedness. They include viruses that cause viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) syndrome as well as variola virus, the agent of smallpox. VHF is characterized ...

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2015

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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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The terms "Viral hemorrhagic fever" returned 4 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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Intravenous Ribavirin Protocol to Treat Individuals With Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

 

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2016

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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: 25 Aug 2016

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