Kyasanur forest disease (KFD) is a tick borne viral haemorrhagic feveror monkey fever endemic to south-western part of India. This disease caused by a virus belonging to the family Flaviviridae. KFD is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected hard ticks (haemaphysalis spinigera) which act as a reservoir of KFD. High fever with chills, frontal headaches, severs muscle pain with vomiting, gastrointestinal symptoms these are the signs and symptoms will occur. Treatments include early hospitalization and supportive therapy is important. Supportive therapy includes the maintenance of hydration and the usual precautions for patients with bleeding disorders.
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Pallavi Jambhulkar. Kyasanur Forest Disease. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):230-232. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00052.4
Pallavi Jambhulkar. Kyasanur Forest Disease. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):230-232. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00052.4 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-2-24