Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus, member of the Bunyavirales family, orthonairovirus genus of family Nairoviridae of RNA viruses.
    • Genotypes I, II, III (African)
    • Genotype IV (Asian)
    • Genotypes V, VI (European)
  • The virus is normally in an enzootic cycle between asymptomatic animals and ticks (the vector).

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Last updated: September 6, 2019