Korean hemorrhagic fever

(redirected from Korean Hemorrhagic Fever Virus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Korean Hemorrhagic Fever Virus: Hantaan virus, Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, Sin Nombre virus

hem·or·rhag·ic fe·ver with re·nal syn·drome

a form of disorder caused by the Hantaan virus.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Korean hemorrhagic fever

A form of hemorrhagic fever endemic to northeastern Asia that is caused by a hantavirus transmitted by a field mouse, characterized in its later stages by hemorrhage, shock, and kidney failure.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
An Eastern Asia infection caused by Hantavirus, a Bunyavirus isolated in the Hantaan River, acquired via aerosolized rodent feces and urine—Rattus rattus, Apodemus agrarius, Clethrionomys glariolus, Microtus spp; 100,000 cases/year in China, and may be increased
Prognosis Mortality rate is determined by the vector itself, Apodemus-associated infections—3–7% mortality is worse than nephropathia epidemica, which has a vole—Clethrionomys vector
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

Ko·re·an hem·or·rhag·ic fe·ver

, Korean hemorrhagic fever virus (kōr-ē'ăn hem'ŏr-aj'ik fē'vĕr, vī'rŭs)
An epidemic form of the disease caused by a Hantaan virus.
Compare: hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, epidemic hemorrhagic fever
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
Full browser ?