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Document ID (ISN)43808
CIS number 85-799
ISSN - Serial title 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Title Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever - Republic of South Africa
Bibliographic information 9 Nov. 1984, Vol.252, No.18, p.2533-2537. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Case reports transmitted by the Centers for Disease Control (Atlanta, USA) involving 7 cases of severe illness in South Africa (1 death). 6 of the victims had worked with cattle, the 7th with sheep. The disease was identified by immunofluorescence assay testing as Congo-Crimean haemorrhagic fever, a disease spread from cattle to man directly or by ticks.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; virus diseases; zoonoses
Descriptors (secondary) case study; South Africa
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Livestock rearing
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)