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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Mauritania

Abstract : The distribution of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), a tickborne arboviral disease, is not well known in West Africa. We report 2 recent human cases of CCHF with infectious syndrome and severe bleeding in Mauritania. CCHF was diagnosed by ELISA and real time reverse transcription PCR. No secondary CCHF cases were found.
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Boushab Mohamed Boushab, Mamadou Kelly, Hasmiou Kebe, Mohamed Abdallahi Bollahi, Leonardo K. Basco. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Mauritania. Emerging Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020, 26 (4), pp.817-818. ⟨10.3201/eid2604.191292⟩. ⟨hal-03164943⟩



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