Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever in travelers returning from Egypt, 2010

Fabrizio Carletti, Concetta Castilletti, Antonino Di Caro, Maria R. Capobianchi, Carla Nisii, Fredy Suter, Marco Rizzi, Alessandra Tebaldi, Antonio Goglio, Cristiana Passerini Tosi, Giuseppe Ippolito

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Two travelers returning to Italy from southern Egypt were hospitalized with a fever of unknown origin. Test results showed infection with Alkhurma virus. The geographic distribution of this virus could be broader than previously thought.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1979-1982
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology


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