TITLE

Rift Valley Fever Epidemic in Saudi Arabia: Epidemiological, Clinical, and Laboratory Characteristics

AUTHOR(S)
Madani, Tariq A.; Al-Mazrou, Yagob Y.; Al-Jeffri, Mohammad H.; Mishkhas, Amin A.; Al-Rabeah, Abdullha M.; Turkistani, Adel M.; Al-Sayed, Mohammad O.; Abodahish, Abdullah A.; Khan, Ali S.; Ksiazek, Thomas G.; Shobokshi, Osam
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;10/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p1084
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of th Rift Valley fever (RVF) epidemic in Saudi Arabia. Increase of the levels of creatine kinase; Detection of RVF virus antigen and specific immunoglobulin-M in patients blood sample; Frequency of patients reporting exposure to mosquitoes.
ACCESSION #
11044710

 

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