Epidemiologic studies of Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus (AHFV) have focused on Jeddah and Makkah, where outbreaks were first described; most were characterized by high rates of illness and death (6).
What does AHFV stand for?
AHFV stands for Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus
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To the Editor: The report of 2 visitors from Italy being infected by Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus (AHFV) in southeastern Egypt near the border with Sudan (1) provides useful data to help clarify the evolutionary origin of these tick-borne flaviviruses.
To the Editor: The lineage of Kyasanur Forest disease virus (KFDV) found in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is commonly referred to as Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus (AHFV).
Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus (genus Flavivirus, AHFV) was recently identified as the agent of a viral hemorrhagic fever in Saudi Arabia and characterized serologically and genetically as a variant genotype of Kyasanur Forest disease virus (KFDV).