Effect of oral ribavirin treatment on the viral load and disease progression in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever


Bodur H., Erbay A. , Akinci E., Onguru P., Bayazit N., Eren S. S. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.15, no.1, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2010.09.009
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Keywords: Ribavirin, Virus, Hemorrhagic fever, EFFICACY, VIRUS, REPLICATION, PREDICTOR, CCHF

Abstract

Objectives: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a lethal hemorrhagic disease. There is currently no specific antiviral therapy for CCHF approved for use in humans. In this study we aimed to investigate the effect of oral ribavirin treatment on the viral load and disease progression in CCHF.