Evidence of vascular endothelial damage in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever


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Bodur H., Akinci E., Onguru P., Uyar Y., Basturk B., Gozel M. G. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.14, no.8, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2010.02.2240
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, Adhesion molecules, VEGF, MIF, MIGRATION INHIBITORY FACTOR, DENGUE VIRUS-INFECTION, LEUKOCYTE ADHESION MOLECULES, SERUM-LEVELS, GROWTH-FACTOR, DISEASE, SEVERITY, CHILDREN, LEAKAGE

Abstract

Background: Endothelial infection has an important role in the pathogenesis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). In this study, we investigated the causes of vascular endothelial damage in patients with CCHF.