Daily Archives: June 17, 2019

High seroprevalence for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus in ruminants in the absence of reported human cases

CCHFV seroprevalence in livestock in all regions in Bulgaria. District specific prevalence rates are indicated in the map

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a severe tick-borne zoonotic disease in humans caused by CCHF virus. Close contact with viraemic livestock was shown as one of the main causes of the infection. Detection of CCHF virus specific