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Viral haemorrhagic fever

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Description of Viral haemorrhagic fever

Viral haemorrhagic fever: a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage.
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Viral haemorrhagic fever: syndrome that occurs in perhaps 20-40 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, gastrointestinal tract and other organ bleeding, hypotension, and shock; kidney damage may be severe and neurologic signs may appear.
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  • viral infection,virus infection
  • infection
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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