oa South African Medical Journal - Congo-Crimean haemorrhagic fever in South Africa - report of a fatal case in the Transvaal
|Article Title||Congo-Crimean haemorrhagic fever in South Africa - report of a fatal case in the Transvaal|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *National Institute for Virology, Sandringham, Johannesburg **Paediatrics Intensive Care Unit, Johannesburg Hospital, Johannesburg ***South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Oct 1982|
|Pages||576 - 580|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Congo-Crimean haemorrhagic fever, Course of disease, Entomology, haematology, Paediatrics, Presentationl Diagnosis, Transmission and Virology|
A 13-year-old boy, after having spent a week at a camp in a nature reserve in the western Transvaal, developed an acute illness of sudden onset, characterized by-chills, severe headache, muscle pains and high fever.
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