Sandfly fever virus as a rare cause of acute viral hepatitis.

  title={Sandfly fever virus as a rare cause of acute viral hepatitis.},
  author={E. Ayaşlioğlu and S. Guliter and Ciğdem Karabıçak and K. Ecemiş and Muhammet Gulhan and Cigdem Torun Edis},
  journal={Travel medicine and infectious disease},
  volume={12 3},
  • E. Ayaşlioğlu, S. Guliter, +3 authors Cigdem Torun Edis
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Travel medicine and infectious disease
  • Sandfly fever (SF) is one of the emerging arboviral diseases caused by sandfly fever viruses, which are transmitted to humans by the bite of phlebotomine sandflies. The disease is a self-limited febrile illness, and presents as a rapid onset of high fever, severe myalgia and arthralgia, headache, and in some cases photophobia, abdominal discomfort and nausea. An elevation in aminotransferases may be encountered during the course of the disease, but extremely high levels have been reported… CONTINUE READING