R. L. HULLINGHORST; ARTHUR STEER
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From the standpoint of Western medicine there has been little or no experience with epidemic hemorrhagic fever.1 Since the early 1930's there has been a continually developing awareness by Russian workers2 of the existence of a nosologic entity characterized by fever, hemorrhage and severe renal involvement. The disease was epidemic in nature, characterized by an initial outbreak in spring or early summer, relative quiescence during August, and a second wave of more marked incidence in September, October and November. These workers have established reasonably well its nonbacterial origin and have reported failure to isolate a viral agent despite use of
HULLINGHORST RL, STEER A. PATHOLOGY OF EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER1. Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:77–101. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-1-77
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(1):77-101.
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