Dec 17, 2014

Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome and its pathogen SFTSV

Microbes and Infection
Xiao-Ying LeiXue-jie Yu


Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is an emerging hemorrhagic fever in East Asia with case fatality up to 50%. SFTS is caused by SFTSV, a tick borne bunyavirus. In endemic area in China 1%-3% population was infected with SFTSV, but age is critical risk factor for hospitalization and death of SFTS patients.

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