Accession Number:

AD0645015

Title:

HEMORRHAGIC FEVER IN SOUTHERN LOCALITIES OF KAZAKHSTAN,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 CAIRO (EGYPT) DEPT OF MEDICAL ZOOLOGY

Report Date:

1963-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

The first case of hemorrhagic fever in Kazakhstan according to data of therapeutic-prophylactic institutions was recorded in June 1948, in Kelessk and Pakhta-Aral localities of western Kazakhstan Oblast. Between 1948 and 1960, in the above-mentioned localities and also in Ilich, Kirov, and Saryagach localitis, 53 cases were revealed, of which 29 were fatal. The symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in southern localities of Kazakhstan are the same as those of hemorrhagic fever described in Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan they are also related by high above 50 number of fatalities as well as by rare cases of contact transmission of infection.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE