Chapter 9. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Differentiation of Natural Disease from Act of Bioterrorism

  1. Dr. Nancy Khardori
  1. James M. Goodrich

Published Online: 6 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608133.ch9

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy

How to Cite

Goodrich, J. M. (2006) Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Differentiation of Natural Disease from Act of Bioterrorism, in Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy (ed N. Khardori), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608133.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, 701 North First Street, P.O. Box 19636, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9636, USA

Author Information

  1. Pfizer Global Research and Development, New London, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312351

Online ISBN: 9783527608133

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Keywords:

  • bioterrorism preparedness;
  • viral hemorrhagic fevers;
  • differentiation of natural disease from act of bioterrorism;
  • Filoviridae;
  • Arenaviridae;
  • Bunyaviridae;
  • Flaviviridae;
  • alphaviruses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Filoviridae

    • Virology

    • Epidemiology

    • Clinical Manifestations and Disease

    • Transmission

    • Pathogenesis

    • Diagnosis

  • Arenaviridae

    • Virology

    • Epidemiology

    • Clinical Manifestations and Disease

    • Transmission

    • Diagnosis

  • Bunyaviridae

    • Virology

    • Epidemiology

    • Clinical Manifestations and Disease

    • Transmission

    • Diagnosis

  • Flaviviridae and Other Viruses

    • Kyasanur Forest Disease

    • Omsk Hemorrhagic Fever Virus

  • Alphaviruses