oa South African Medical Journal - Rift valley fever affecting humans in South Africa - a clinicopathological study
|Article Title||Rift valley fever affecting humans in South Africa - a clinicopathological study|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Anatomical Pathology, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein **Poliomyelitis Research Foundation, South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jun 1977|
|Pages||867 - 871|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomical pathology, Clinical presentation, Course of disease, Neurology, Rift valley fever and South Africa|
During an epizootic of Rift Valley fever affecting sheep and cattle in South Africa in 1975, there were many cases of infection in humans. Seventeen patients with relatively severe illness were admitted to hospitals in Bloemfontein.
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