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*Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) refer to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses
 
*Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) refer to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses
  
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===VFHs Communicable by Person-to-Person Spread===
'''VFHs Communicable by Person-to-Person Spread'''
 
 
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Revision as of 07:26, 31 August 2015

Background

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

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