Medical Definition of Crimean-congo haemorrhagic fever

1. A form of haemorrhagic fever distinct from Omsk haemorrhagic fever, occurring in central Russia, transmitted by species of the tick Hyalomma, and caused by Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus, a member of the Bunyaviridae family; horses are the chief reservoir of human infection; characterised by abrupt onset, high fever, headache, myalgia, widespread petechial haemorrhagic lesions, gastrointestinal bleeding, high fatality rate. Synonym: African tick fever. (05 Mar 2000)



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Crick
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Crile's clamp
Crimble
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Crimea
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Crimean
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus
Crimean Tatar
Crimean War
Crimean fever
Crimean peninsula
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Criminal Investigation Command
Crinoidea
Crioulo
Crip
Crips
Crispin
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Cristobal

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