Medical Dictionary

Kyasanur Forest disease

noun Kya·sa·nur For·est disease \ˌkya-sə-ˈnr-ˈfr-əst-\

Definition of KYASANUR FOREST DISEASE

:  a disease caused by a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Flavivirus (species Kyasanur Forest disease virus) that is characterized by fever, headache, diarrhea, and intestinal bleeding and is transmitted by immature ticks of the genus Haemaphysalis
April 02, 2015
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