Lookback Exercise with Imported Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Senegal and France
Published Date:Sep 2006
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 12(9):1424-1426.
Corporate Authors:for the Incident Management Group
Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean
Hemorrhagic Fever Virus
Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Crimean-Congo
Transportation Of Patients
Description:A patient with suspected malaria was hospitalized successively in 2 hospitals, first in Dakar, Senegal, then in Rennes, France, where tests diagnosed Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. An international incident management group was set up in France and Senegal, which traced 181 contacts and analyzed 50 samples from 3 countries. No secondary cases were identified clinically.
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