Abstract
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National Journal of Community Medicine

Case Study

Year: 2021 | Volume: 12 | Issue: 8 | Page No: 259-261

Study of Profile of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Bhavnagar District: An Emerging Public Health Threat to Community

Author: Bansi J Trivedi1, Atul V Trivedi2

Affiliation:

1Senior resident, Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Bhavnagar

2Associate professor, Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Bhavnagar

Abstract:

Saurashtra region is highly affected by presence of highly contagious zoonotic disease. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever is cause by tick borne virus belonging Bunyaviridae family. Eleven confirm cases of CCHF were identified in Bhavnagar District during January to December 2019 and out of 11 cases 6 patients were died. Case Fatality Rate (virulence power) of CCHF was 55%. Most of cases were identified in male. History of Animal contact present in all cases. Infection found in livestock with seropositivity 16%.

Keywords: Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic fever, tick borne, seropositivity

DOI: 10.5455/njcm.20210821061332


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