monkey disease

monkey disease

A tick-borne flaviviral haemorrhagic fever occurring in the Mysore and Karnataka states of India, maintained by infected monkeys and rodents; those living in wooded farmlands are at increased risk
Vector Haemaphysalis spinigera, a forest tick
Lab Leukopaenia, thrombocytopaenia, albuminuria
Dx Isolation of virus from blood, CF
Prognosis 5-10% mortality
Prevention Vaccine, protective clothing, tick control
Management None
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