Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever.

  title={Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever.},
  author={Sara Shayan and Mohammad Bokaean and Mona Ranjvar Shahrivar and Sadegh Chinikar},
  journal={Laboratory medicine},
  volume={46 3},
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) is a member of the Bunyaviridae family and Nairovirus genus. The viral genome consists of 3 RNA segments of 12 kb (L), 6.8 kb (M), and 3 kb (S). Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is the most widespread tickborne viral infection worldwide: it has been reported in many regions of Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The geographical distribution of CCHFV corresponds most closely with the distribution of members of the tick genera, and Hyalomma… CONTINUE READING
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