KEGG   DISEASE: H00284Help
Entry
H00284                      Disease                                

Name
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever
Description
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever is a fatal viral infection that occurs sporadically in Africa, Asia, eastern and southern Europe, and the Middle East. Patients may develop subclinical symptoms to severe hemorrhagic disease.
Category
Infectious disease
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Pathogen
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus [VGNM:NC_005300 NC_005301 NC_005302]
Drug
Ribavirin [DR:D00423]
Comment
Vectors: Hyalomma spp ticks
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Reference
PMID:16554245 (description, env_factor, comment)
  Authors
Ergonul O
  Title
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever.
  Journal
Lancet Infect Dis 6:203-14 (2006)
Reference
PMID:21362441 (drug)
  Authors
Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Kuhn JH, Christova I, Bradfute SB, Jahrling PB, Bavari S
  Title
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever: current and future prospects of vaccines and therapies.
  Journal
Antiviral Res 90:85-92 (2011)

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