Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Greece
Published Date:Feb 2014
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 20(2):288-290.
Aged, 80 And Over
Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean
Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Crimean-Congo
Description:Seroprevalence of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) is high in some regions of Greece, but only 1 case of disease has been reported. We used 4 methods to test 118 serum samples that were positive for CCHFV IgG by commercial ELISA and confirmed the positive results. A nonpathogenic or low-pathogenicity strain may be circulating.
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