NAME: Kyasanur forest disease virus. SYNONYM OR CROSS REFERENCE: Kyasanur forest disease (KFD), KFDV, and monkey fever/disease(1,2,3). Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) is a re- emerging zoonotic disease associated with sudden onset of high grade fever, prostration, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Kyasanur forest disease (KFD) is a tick-borne viral haemorrhagic fever endemic ( constant presence of disease) in Karnataka State, India.

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Management of disease is mainly supportive in the form of maintenance of the hydration and measures to prevent and control bleeding disorders and neurological complications. Sequence based studies however note the distinctivenss of OHF. A human carrier was also detected in Wayanad Kerala.

The study also raises the possibility of bird involvement in long-distance transfer. Henipavirus encephalitis HeV NiV.

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It is antigenically related to other tick-borne flaviviruses and resembling Russian spring—summer RSS complex of viruses. These two species both belong to the family Flaviviridae and diverged over years ago and have thus remained geographically separated. The symptoms of the disease include a high fever with frontal headaches, followed by haemorrhagic symptoms, such as bleeding from the nasal cavity, throat, and gums, as well as gastrointestinal bleeding. Kumar; Pragya Yadav; Pradip V.


Bunyavirales Viral hemorrhagic fevers: This study also found using immune response tests that birds iyasanur humans in the region appeared to have been exposed to the virus.

Cattle maintain tick population by providing them blood meal but play no part kgasanur virus maintenance. The use of spray insecticides has been recommended in a meter radius around a dead monkey. Prophylaxis by vaccination, as well as preventive measures like protective clothing, tick control, and mosquito control are advised. Ornithodoros moubata Ornithodoros hermsi Ornithodoros gurneyi other: Herpesviridae Herpes B virus.

Colorado tick fever Tick-borne encephalitis Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever Omsk hemorrhagic fever Kyasanur Forest disease Powassan encephalitis Heartland virus Kemerovo tickborne viral fever Bhanja virus.

In other projects Wikispecies. Mode of transmission of KFD virus: Most of the patients recover without any complications after one to two weeks of symptoms.

However, new research has introduced more efficient methods to diagnose KFDV. Rodent-borne Arenaviridae Viral hemorrhagic fevers: An Ethnography of a Disease of Development”.

Kyasanur forest disease

The following tests should be performed on blood samples: Hence dixease disease is also locally known as monkey disease or monkey fever. In Karnataka more cases are reported during the dry season, from November to June.

Neurological complications may occur due to meningoencephalitis. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history.


It corest characterized by return of fever and neurological symptoms as headache, neck stiffness, mental disturbance, coarse tremors, giddiness, and abnormality of reflexes. Leptotrombidium deliense Liponyssoides sanguineus.

KFDV was first identified inwhen an illness occurred in monkeys the black faced langur and the red faced bonnet monkey in Kyasanur Forest area of Shimoga district, Karnataka State along with febrile illness and few deaths in humans in neighborhood area Sagar taluk of Shimoga district.

An affected person may recover in two weeks time, but the convalescent period is typically very kyasanyr, lasting for several months. The last xisease allows for the detections of anti-KFDV antibodies in patients.

This has however been questioned since the Indian virus shows variations in sequence over time and the exact match with the virus sequence of and the Chinese virus of is not expected.

Diseasee forest disease KFD is a tick-borne viral haemorrhagic fever endemic constant presence of disease in Karnataka State, India. Arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers Hemorrhagic fevers.