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Virus hemorrhagic fevers

A. A. Smorodintsev

Virus hemorrhagic fevers

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Published by Israel Program for Scientific Translations, [Available from the Office of Technical Services, U.S. Dept. of Commerce] in Jerusalem, Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 211-245.

StatementA.A. Smorodintsev, L.I. Kazbintsev, and V.G. Chudakov ; translated from Russian [by Y. Halperin]
ContributionsKabint͡s︡ev, L. I., joint author., Chudakov, V. G., joint author., Mifʻal tirgume ha-madaʻ ha-Yiśreʼeli.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC114.5 .S6213
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL257655M
LC Control Numberhe 66000031
OCLC/WorldCa7931214


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Virus hemorrhagic fevers by A. A. Smorodintsev Download PDF EPUB FB2

Written by international experts, Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers represents a major contribution to the virological literature and updates the state of knowledge of these dangerous illnesses.

Topics include: A historical perspective and information on pathogenesis and immune responses5/5(2). This volume presents protocols that analyze and explore hemorrhagic fever viruses (HFV). This book is divided into 5 parts: Part I begins with an overview on predicting viral pandemics and then covers methods for surveillance, diagnosis, and classification of : Hardcover.

Indeed the advent of deep sequencing technologies and other methods are identifying emergent viral hemorrhagic fevers. A recent study using deep sequencing, discovered a novel rhabdovirus (Bas-Congo virus, or BASV) associated with a outbreak of three human cases of acute hemorrhagic fever in Mangala village, Democratic Republic of Congo.

The causative viruses may be transmitted to humans by insects, ticks, or rodents, but in the case of the African hemorrhagic Virus hemorrhagic fevers book Ebola and Marburg the animal carrier is unknown. In addition to Ebola and Marburg, well-known hemorrhagic fevers include hantavirus, Lassa fever, yellow fever, and a severe form of dengue called dengue hemorrhagic fever (see dengue fever; see also Ebola virus).

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Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) refer to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses. In general, the term “viral hemorrhagic fever” is used to describe a severe multisystem syndrome (multisystem in that multiple organ systems in the body are affected).

A number of Arenavirus have been isolated in rodents only, but few cause hemorrhagic disease. Junin virus, isolated inwas the first of these to be recognized. This virus causes Argentine hemorrhagic fever in a limited agrigultural area of the pampas in Argentina.

The term viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) designates a syndrome resulting from infection with any of at least 30 different RNA viruses from four different taxonomic families (Table 1). Although they differ in certain features, all types of VHF are characterized by fever and malaise, a fall in blood pressure that can lead to shock, the development of coagulation defects that can result in bleeding Cited by: Subsection: Hemorrhagic Fevers (Viral) Page 1 of 7 Hemorrhagic Fevers (Viral) Table of Contents Overview About Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) (CDC Webpage VHF) About Disease-Specific Viral hemorrhagic fever (CDC Webpage) - Arenaviridae: (New World or Tacaribe complex) – Guanarito virus, Junin virus, Machupo virus, Sabia virusFile Size: KB.

This volume presents protocols that analyze and explore hemorrhagic fever viruses (HFV). This book is divided into 5 parts: Part I begins with an overview on predicting viral pandemics and then covers methods for surveillance, diagnosis, and classification of HFV. This includes an antibody capture method using Lassa virus antigens.

This chapter provides a general survey of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF), comparing individual diseases to each other and to other types of human illness.

The HF viruses belong to four different families, the Arenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, Filoviridae, and Flaviviridae. The various types of VHF have presumably occurred for millennia, whenever humans have come into contact with reservoir animals or Cited by: 3.

Viral Families are linked where appropriate to individual pages within the Big Picture Book of Viruses. Infectious Diseases that are not viral in etiology are identified as being of non-viral origen.

Marburg hemorrhagic fever - Marburg virus Measles. *Viral hemorrhagic fever facts by Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD. Viral hemorrhagic fevers are defined as a group of illnesses caused by different families of viruses that cause vascular damage that results in symptomatic bleeding (hemorrhage).

For example, Arenaviridae cause Lassa fever (Lassa virus), Argentine hemorrhagic fever (Junin virus), and Bolivian hemorrhagic fever (Machupo virus. Viral hemorrhagic (hem-or-AH-jik) fevers are a group of viral (caused by a type of germ called a virus) diseases.

There are many types of viruses causing different hemorrhagic fevers, but all are carried from animals to humans in similar ways. No matter what kind of hemorrhagic fever, the signs and symptoms are similar. During an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) that affected more t people in West Africa, doctors diagnosed 11 cases of the disease in the U.S.

What causes viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs). Viruses cause VHFs. These viruses occur naturally in some animals and insects. Lassa fever, also known as Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), is a type of viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus.

Many of those infected by the virus do not develop symptoms. When symptoms occur they typically include fever, weakness, headaches, vomiting, and muscle : Lassa virus.

Viral hemorrhagic fevers have captured the imagination of the public and made their way into popular books and movies by virtue of their extreme virulence and mysterious origins. Sinceconcerns have grown about the potential use of many hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons.

This has led to a resurgence in research to develop improvCited by:   Diagnosis. Diagnosing specific viral hemorrhagic fevers in the first few days of illness can be difficult because the initial signs and symptoms — high fever, muscle aches, headaches and extreme fatigue — are common to many other diseases.

Author summary Human infection by tick-borne Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) can result in severe disease with up to 30% case fatality rates. While CCHFV is known to be hepatotropic, the presence and implications of virus in other tissues are less clear.

Furthermore, to date, early cellular targets of infection in a CCHFV disease model have not been investigated in by: 1. Get this from a library.

Viral haemorrhagic fevers. [Colin R Howard] -- In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in studying infectious diseases, especially given the alarming increase in the numbers of emerging diseases now confronting medical and.

Viruses that cause haemorrhagic fevers are transmitted by mosquitoes (dengue, yellow fever, RVF), ticks (CCHF), rodents (Hantavirus, Lassa) or bats (Ebola, Marburg). For Ebola and Marburg viruses, humans have been infected from contact with tissues of diseased non-human primates (monkeys and apes) and other mammals, but most human infections.

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Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are illnesses caused by several types of viruses. Some of these viruses cause mild illness. Many others lead to life-threatening diseases with no known cures.

One of the best known of this group is the Ebola virus. The viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are a diverse group of animal and human illnesses that are caused by four distinct families of RNA viruses; these are: Arenaviridae, Filoviridae, Bunyaviridae, and Flaviviridae.

Viral hemorrhagic fevers have captured the imagination of the public and made their way into popular books and movies by virtue of their extreme virulence and mysterious origins. Sinceconcerns have grown about the potential use of many hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons. The most common viral hemorrhagic fevers are dengue and yellow fever, caused by related mosquitoborne the late 18th century, yellow fever epidemics in American coastal cities caused widespread panic, but the disease currently occurs only in developing countries of Africa and South is the only major viral hemorrhagic fever for which an effective preventive vaccine.

Early Release From Red Book® Report of the Committee on infectious Diseases Hemorrhagic Fevers Caused by Filoviruses: Ebola and Marburg CliniCal Manifestations: Data on Ebola and Marburg virus infections primarily are derived from adult populations.

More is known about Ebola virus File Size: KB. There are 4 families of viruses that cause viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF), including virus is one virus within the family Filoviridae and the cause of the current outbreak of VHF in West Africa.

VHF-endemic areas are found throughout the world, yet traditional diagnosis of VHF has been performed in large reference laboratories centered in Europe and the United by: Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are a group of illnesses caused by four families of viruses.

These include the Ebola and Marburg, Lassa fever, and yellow fever viruses. VHFs have common features: they affect many organs, they damage the blood vessels, and they affect the body's ability to.

syndrome that occurs in perhaps percent of infections by a number of different viruses of the families Arenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, Flaviviridae, Filoviridae, etc; some types of hemorrhagic fever are tick borne, others mosquito borne, and some seem to be zoonoses; clinical manifestations are high fever, scattered petechiae.

Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) describe a wide range of viral infections common in parts of Africa, Europe, and Asia, transmitted through direct contact with body secretions from infected animals or persons, handling or consumption of infected animals, contact with contaminated surfaces, inhalation of infected aerosolized droplets, or through.

Ebola Virus. Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by a filovirus and is a prime example of an emerging viral disease (see Chapter 16). Although the mortality rate is above 50%, Ebola has historically been considered an “orphan” disease.

There have been more than 25 outbreaks of Ebola disease in Africa since the s. National notifiable time periods for condition; National Notifiable Condition/Subtype; From Year To Year; Current: Viral hemorrhagic fever: Current.

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) is an important human pathogen, which is the cause of a tick-borne illness occurring in many areas of Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Lynn Wachtman, Keith Mansfield, in Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research (Second Edition), Bolivian Hemorrhagic Fever Virus: Machupo Virus. Machupo virus is an arenavirus from the New World serogroup that has contributed to epidemics of hemorrhagic fever in Central and South America.

The susceptibility and importance of nonhuman primates in natural disease are unknown. Dengue fever, and its more recent severe form known as dengue hemorrhagic fever, is the most important arthropod-transmitted viral disease of humans in the world today. Each year, million cases of dengue fever and several hundred thousand cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever occur.

The dengue pandemic has intensified in the past 20 years, with expanding geographical distribution of both. Objective: To develop consensus-based recommendations for measures to be taken by medical and public health professionals if hemorrhagic fever viruses (HFVs) are used as biological weapons against a civilian population.

Participants: The Working Group on Civilian Biodefense included 26 representatives from academic medical centers, public health, military services, governmental agencies, and. Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) is a term that refers to a group of illnesses caused by several distinct families of viruses.

While some types of hemorrhagic fever viruses cause illnesses that are relatively mild, many of these cause severe, life-threatening diseases with no known cures.

Hemorrhagic Fevers Definition Hemorrhagic fevers are caused by viruses that exist throughout the world. However, they are most common in tropical areas. Early symptoms, such as muscle aches and fever, can progress to a mild illness or to a more debilitating, potentially fatal disease.

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers Or The Viruses that you Desperately want to Avoid Eric Gorgon Shaw, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAWM * pronounced den' gee The degree of vascular leak – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on - id: 3b2e9e-ZTQzN. Hemorrhagic fever viruses enter the bloodstream through various mechanisms (eg, the bite of a mosquito or tick, inhalation, mucous membrane exposure, parenteral exposure), and all (except hantaviruses) cause disease during the period of viremia.

The infectious dose for hemorrhagic fever viruses appears to be low (1 to 10 organisms). Viral hemorrhagic fever(s), or VHFs are a group of illnesses caused by distinct families of of these viruses are life-threatening, and classified as biosafety level four (BSL-4) pathogens.

Viral hemorrhagic fever viruses are caused arenaviruses, filoviruses, bunyaviruses, and flaviviruses. The viruses are carried in rodents and transmitted through urine, fecal, saliva, or other.Hemorrhagic fever definition is - any of a diverse group of virus diseases (such as Lassa fever and Ebola) that are usually transmitted by arthropods or rodents and are characterized by a sudden onset, fever, aching, bleeding in the internal organs, petechiae, and shock.