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Volume 10, Number 8—August 2004

Dispatch

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Bulgaria

Anna Papa*Comments to Author , Iva Christova†, Evangelia Papadimitriou*, and Antonis Antoniadis*
Author affiliations: Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever; *WHO Collaborating Center for Reference and Research on Arboviruses and Haemorrhagic Fever Viruses at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece; †National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Sofia, Bulgaria

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Table 2

Epidemiologic characteristics of patients whose blood samples yielded Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus strains

No. of isolate Date of disease onset Sex Age (y) Area
BUL1/03
June 2003
Male
60
Haskovo
BUL2/03
June 2003
Male
45
Shumen
BUL3/02
April 2002
Female
62
Shumen
BUL6/02
June 2002
Male
73
Plovdiv
BUL9/02
June 2002
Male
23
Shumen
BUL10/02 August 2002 Male 39 Haskovo

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