Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV), the causative agent of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHV), is an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus) with clinical relevance worldwide (1).
What does CCHF stand for?
CCHF stands for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
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- Canada/China Higher Education Program
- Community Collaboration of Health & Education Providers (Colorado)
- Center for Community Health Education and Research (Haiti)
- Center for Community Health Education Research and Service (Boston, MA)
- Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists
- Cheap Car Hire Finder (rental car search engine)
- Chinese Canadian Heritage Fund
- Christian Community Health Fellowship (Memphis, TN)
- Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
- Congo Cerebral Hemorrhage Fever
- California Communities Housing and Finance Agency
- Canadian Council on Health Facilities Accreditation (formerly Canadian Council on Hospital Accreditation)
- Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity (Buena Vista, CO)
- Copper Country Habitat for Humanity (Houghton, MI)
- Crystal Coast Habitat for Humanity (Newport, NC)
- Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place
- Colorado Community for Homeschool Family Support
- Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever Virus
- Climate Change Hub Gateway (Canada)
- Cheatham County Historical and Genealogical Association (Ashland City, TN)
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Key words Bradycardia; Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever; ribavirin Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) has been reported from more than 30 countries around the world.
Revised and updated, with full color illustrations, this edition addresses new topics like terrorism, increasing antimicrobial resistance, and climate and ecologic changes, and has new diagrams and new chapters on vaccines, SARS, hepatitis, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papillomavirus, and mucormycosis.
Among the topics are information sharing in knowledge society, the economic and systemic impacts of a pandemic, a new world order of civil defense, the behavior of some pathogenic and genetically modified bacteria in groundwater samples, a model of the adaptive hierarchical information security system, and the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Turkey 2002-08.
Epidemiology Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is an acute tick-borne viral disease that is transmitted to humans by Hyalomma ticks or by direct contact with the blood of infected humans or domestic animals.
A recent outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Turkey has resulted in 242 cases with 20 deaths as of Aug.
BY ROBERT FINN San Francisco Bureau Infectious Diseases: What Returning Service Members Are Bringing Home Afghanistan Iraq Commonly Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Seen in Typhoid, paratyphoid fever Typhoid, paratyphoid fever Returning Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Personnel Leishmaniasis, cutaneous Malaria Protozoal diarrhea (Cryptosporidium, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia) Less Anthrax, cutaneous Same as those returning Commonly Brucellosis from Afghanistan Seen in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever plus Returning Hepatitis B Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Personnel Hepatitis E Leishmaniasis, cutaneous HIV Plague Leishmaniasis, visceral Protozoal diarrhea Leptospirosis Rickkettsiosis Q fever Schistosomiasis Rabies Tuberculosis West Nile fever Source: Dr.