Difference between revisions of "Viral hemorrhagic fevers"

(Differential Diagnosis)
(Types)
Line 3: Line 3:
  
 
===Types===
 
===Types===
'''Communicable by Person-to-Person Spread'''
+
'''VFHs Communicable by Person-to-Person Spread'''
 
*[[Ebola]]
 
*[[Ebola]]
 
*[[Marburg]]
 
*[[Marburg]]

Revision as of 07:25, 31 August 2015

Background

  • Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) refer to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses

Types

VFHs Communicable by Person-to-Person Spread

Differential Diagnosis

Fever in traveler

Bioterrorism Agents[1]

Category A

Category B

  • Ricin
  • Brucellosis
  • Epsilon toxin
  • Psittacosis
  • Q Fever
  • Staph enterotoxin B
  • Typhus
  • Glanders
  • Melioidosis
  • Food safety threats
  • Water safety threats
  • Viral encephalitis

Category C

See Also

Travel Medicine