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Omsk hemorrhagic fever

 

Definition: a form of epidemic hemorrhagic fever found in central Russia, caused by the Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus, a member of the family Flaviviridae, and transmitted by Dermacentor ticks; associated with gastrointestinal symptoms and hemorrhages but little or no central nervous system involvement.

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