Definition of Viral haemorrhagic fever

1. Noun. 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.




Medical Definition of Viral haemorrhagic fever

1. An epidemic viral illness seen in southern Sudan and Zaire, caused by the Ebola virus. The illness is characterised by fever, malaise, muscle aches, respiratory symptoms, diarrhoea, vomiting, epistaxis, haemoptysis, haematemesis, rash, tremors and subconjunctival haemorrhages. Transmitted by close bodily contact with infected individuals (blood, faeces and body fluids). Incubation is-21 days with initial symptoms of fever and headache. There is no specific treatment and death can occur within 10 days. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Viral Haemorrhagic Fever

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viragos
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viral alkaline nuclease
viral antigen
viral core proteins
viral cystitis
viral delivery vector
viral dysentery
viral encephalomyelitis
viral envelope
viral envelope proteins
viral fusion proteins
viral gastroenteritis
viral haemagglutination
viral haemorrhagic fever (current term)
viral haemorrhagic fever virus
viral hemorrhagic fever
viral hepatitis
viral hepatitis type A
viral hepatitis type B
viral hepatitis type C
viral hepatitis type D
viral hepatitis type E
viral hepatitis vaccines
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viral marketing
viral matrix proteins

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