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KFDKatholische Frauengemeinschaft Deutschlands (German: Catholic Women's Community in Germany)
KFDKyasanur Forest Disease
KFDKinetic Family Drawing (drawing technique)
KFDKikuchi-Fujimoto Disease (medical condition)
KFDKey Features Document
KFDKarnataka Forum for Dignity (minority-supported organization; India)
KFDKung Fu Dynamite (rock and roll band)
KFDKissimmee Fire Department (Kissimmee, FL)
KFDKayak Factory Direct (Australia)
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AHFV, Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus; KFDV, Kyasanur Forest disease virus.
Aralagodu (Karnataka) [India], Jan 6 ( ANI ): Six people have died due to Kyasanur forest disease here.
Immunological surveys of arbovirus infections in Southeast Asia, with special reference to dengue, chikungunya, and Kyasanur Forest disease. Bull World Health Organ 1971; 44:
In India, Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD), a tickborne viral hemorrhagic fever that occurs as seasonal outbreaks during January-June (1,2), has been endemic to 5 districts of Karnataka State.
To the Editor: Kyasanur Forest disease virus (KFDV; family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus) was first recognized in 1956 in Shimoga District, Karnataka State, India (1).
Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD), a tick-borne viral disease, was first recognized in 1957 in Shimoga District, India, when an outbreak in monkeys in Kyasanur Forest was followed by an outbreak of hemorrhagic febrile illness in humans (1).
Zaki, has since been characterized as a distinct lineage of Kyasanur Forest disease virus, a tick-borne member of the family Flaviviridae (4-6).
It is a genetically close relative of Kyasanur Forest disease virus, which was first isolated in India in 1957.