New focus of Kyasanur Forest disease virus activity in a tribal area in Kerala, India, 2014

@inproceedings{Tandale2015NewFO,
  title={New focus of Kyasanur Forest disease virus activity in a tribal area in Kerala, India, 2014},
  author={Babasaheb V Tandale and Anukumar Balakrishnan and Pragya D Yadav and Noona Marja and D. T. Mourya},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD) is a febrile illness characterized by hemorrhages, and is reported endemic in the Shimoga district in Karnataka state, India. It is caused by the KFD virus (KFDV) of the family Flaviviridae, and is transmitted to monkeys and humans by Haemaphysalis ticks. FINDINGS We investigated a new focus of KFD among tribals in a reserve forest in Kerala state, India. A suspected case was defined as a person presenting with acute fever, headache, or myalgia. Human… CONTINUE READING
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