Bolivian hemorrhagic fever


Bolivian hemorrhagic fever
a hemorrhagic fever seen in tropical northeastern Bolivia, caused by the Machupo virus, whose natural reservoir is the mouse Calomys callosus; humans become infected by direct contact with mice or their excreta. Symptoms and epidemiology are similar to those of Argentine hemorrhagic fever.

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