Machupo virus

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the RNA virus that causes Bolivian hemorrhagic fever

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Natural nidality in Bolivian hemorrhagic fever and the systematics of the reservoir species.
natalensis is the only host of Lassa virus, natural nidality may occur in a similar fashion as that described for Bolivian hemorrhagic fever caused by Machupo virus.
In July 1934, an outbreak of Bolivian hemorrhagic fever (BHF), which is caused by Machupo virus, began in northeastern Bolivia.
Rodent control programmes in areas affected by Bolivian hemorrhagic fever. Bull World Health Organ 1975;52:691-6.
Infections and conditions requiring containment care during transport Arenavirus infection Argentine hemorrhagic fever (Junin virus) Bolivian hemorrhagic fever (Machupo virus) Brazilian hemorrhagic fever (Sabia virus) Lassa fever Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever (Guanarito virus) Bunyavirus infection Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever Filovirus infection Ebola Marburg Orthopoxvirus infection Monkeypox Variola Pneumonic plague until sputum cultures are negative Any unknown virulent communicable disease pending diagnosis Suspected biological-warfare--caused infection