Accession Number : AD0745219

Title :   Korean Hemorrhagic Fever.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 2 10 Dec 70-9 Dec 71,

Corporate Author : SEOUL NATIONAL UNIV (REPUBLIC OF KOREA) COLL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Lee,Ho Wang

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : Korean hemorrhagic fever (KHF) occurred for the first time in Korea, 1951, although it had previously been known to both the Japanese and Russians. After Korean war, the disease has been fixed in the areas of DMZ as an endemic one, and from 100 to 400 cases have been being reportee every year. The aims of this project are (1) epidemiologic investigation of the disease in the civilian endemic areas (2) to isolate the causative agent of KHF (3) to demonstrate the etiologic agent and antibodies of KHF by fluorescent antibody technic. The number of patients and the areas of KHF in 1971 were studied extensively. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VIRUS DISEASES, *SOUTHEAST ASIA), (*ARBOVIRUSES, VIRUS DISEASES), EPIDEMIOLOGY, ETIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY, FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUES, DISEASE VECTORS, RODENTS, SERODIAGNOSIS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE