Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in travellers: A systematic review


Leblebicioglu H., Ozaras R. , Fletcher T. E. , Beeching N. J.

TRAVEL MEDICINE AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE, cilt.14, ss.73-80, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2016.03.002
  • Dergi Adı: TRAVEL MEDICINE AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.73-80

Özet

Background: The recent Ebola epidemic has increased public awareness of the risk of travel associated viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF). International preparedness to manage imported cases Ebola virus infection was inadequate, highlighted by cases of nosocomial transmission. Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a re-emerging tick-borne VHF centred in the Eurasian region, affecting a large geographical area and with human-to-human transmission reported, especially in the healthcare setting.