KEGG   DISEASE: Venezuelan hemorrhagic feverHelp
Entry
H01543                      Disease                                

Name
Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever
  Supergrp
South American hemorrhagic fever [DS:H00385]
Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever [DS:H02173]
Description
Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever is an infectious disease caused by Guanarito virus (GTOV), a New World arenavirus in the Arenaviridae family of -ssRNA viruses, and transmitted by rodents. GTOV was first isolated in 1989 in Venezuela.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Viral infections
  Infections caused by -ssRNA viruses
   H01543  Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Certain zoonotic viral diseases
   1D61  Arenavirus disease
    H01543  Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever
BRITE hierarchy
Pathogen
Guanarito mammarenavirus [GN:T40007]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1D61.3
ICD-10: A96.8
Reference
PMID:7840443
  Authors
Tesh RB
  Title
The emerging epidemiology of Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever and Oropouche fever in tropical South America.
  Journal
Ann N Y Acad Sci 740:129-37 (1994)
DOI:10.1111/j.1749-6632.1994.tb19863.x
Reference
  Authors
Fulhorst CF, Ksiazek TG, Peters CJ, Tesh RB
  Title
Experimental infection of the cane mouse Zygodontomys brevicauda (family Muridae) with guanarito virus (Arenaviridae), the etiologic agent of Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever.
  Journal
J Infect Dis 180:966-9 (1999)
DOI:10.1086/315029

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