Detection of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus genome in saliva and urine

BODUR H., AKINCI E., ONGURU P., Carhan A., Uyar Y., TANRICI A., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.14, no.3, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: The Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus is transmitted by tick bites and by contact with the blood or tissues of infected patients and livestock. This study was designed to investigate the genome of CCHF virus in saliva and urine samples of patients with CCHF.