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Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers 

Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers
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Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers
Author(s):

Mike Sharland

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199573585.003.0409
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date: 17 February 2018

Name and Nature of Organisms 771

Epidemiology 772

Transmission and Incubation Period 773

Clinical Features and Sequelae 774

Diagnosis 775

Management and Treatment 776

Prevention 776

Further Reading 777

see also Chapters 13, 14, 34, 42

Viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) comprise a diverse group of infections characterized by febrile illnesses and in some, high case fatality rates. Many are transmitted from person to person....

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