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Diagnosis of Kyasanur Forest disease by nested RT-PCR, real-time RT-PCR and IgM capture ELISA.
Real-time reverse transcription PCR and nested reverse transcription PCR results for specimens screened for Kyasanur Forest disease virus, India, November 2012-May 2013 * Date of sample collection Location of sample collection 2012 Nov Maddur Forest Range, Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Chamarajanagara District, Karnataka State 2013 Jan Chamarajanagara District, Karnataka State 2013 Jan Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu State 2013 Feb Chamarajanagara District, Karnataka State 2013, May Wayanad District, Kerala State Total no.
We defined a suspected KFD case as sudden onset of fever, headache, and myalgia among residents of Shimoga during December 2011-March 2012 (Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services, Government of Karnataka, Manual on Kyasanur Forest disease, 2005, unpub.
Isolation of Kyasanur Forest disease virus from febrile patient, Yunnan, China.
Isolation of Kyasanur Forest disease virus from the insectivorous bat, Rhinolophus rouxi,and from Ornithodoros ticks.
ALKV has been detected only in Saudi Arabia, but the closely related Kyasanur Forest disease virus has spread as far as India and the People's Republic of China (4).
Kyasanur Forest disease virus (KFDV) is a member of the mammalian tick-borne virus group (previously referred to as the tick-borne encephalitis serogroup) of the family Flaviviridae and genus Flavivirus (1).