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Immune responses to Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus and molecular characterization of viral isolates
(University of the Free State, 2014-02)
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) is a tick-borne virus belonging to the family Bunyaviridae, genus Nairovirus. The distribution of the virus correlates with that of the principal vector, ticks belonging to ...
The development of a method for the detection and estimation of CCHF virus RNA in tick species
(University of the Free State, 2000-05)
Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), caused by a RNA virus, is a tick-borne viral zoonosis occurring in Europe, Asia and Africa. The fatality rate is ±30%. Rapid and accurate diagnosis is essential. The aim of this ...
Preparation of recombinant antigens for demonstrating antibody responses in patients with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus infections
(University of the Free State, 2011-06)
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne viral zoonosis widely distributed in Africa, Asia, Russia and the Balkans. The causative agent, CCHF virus (CCHFV) has the propensity to cause nosocomial infections ...