Serological tests for antibodies to Lassa, Argentine hemorrhagic fever, Rift Valley fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, yellow fever, and hantaviral disease may also be used to confirm viral hemorrhagic fevers
Under the NIH grant, Tulane is leading a three-year study designed to develop diagnostic tools for viral hemorrhagic fevers
, some of which are caused by arenaviruses that are potential bioterrorism agents due to their high fatality rate and ease of transmission.
The Marburg virus is a highly contagious virus that produces severe and often deadly viral hemorrhagic fever
Funding for the company's Ebola virus, pandemic flu, and viral hemorrhagic fever
programs represents an example of broad public health and federal interest in the potential of RNAi technology to treat and prevent disease from these, and other serious and life-threatening viruses.
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Alkhumra virus infection, a new viral hemorrhagic fever
in Saudi Arabia.
of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for research expanding its studies of anti-phosphatidylserine (anti-PS) antibodies as potential treatments for viral hemorrhagic fever
On September 27, he was evacuated to the same hospital in Johannesburg as patient 1, and on the following day the link between the 2 was identified and a presumptive diagnosis of viral hemorrhagic fever
Bavituximab has also demonstrated encouraging activity in a model of viral hemorrhagic fever
, and in July 2008, Peregrine was awarded a five-year contract worth up to $44.
International SOS has been involved in the safe transport of infectious disease cases such as viral hemorrhagic fever
, tuberculosis and meningococcal disease for a number of years," says Dr Farrow.
Interim guidance for managing patients with suspected viral hemorrhagic fever
in US hospitals [cited 2008 Oct 13].
4 million to test and develop bavituximab and an equivalent fully human antibody as potential broad-spectrum treatments for viral hemorrhagic fever