Viral Haemorrhagic Fever

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Viral haemorrhagic fever.


Guidance

For up-to-date guidance also see [[1]]


Unacceptable:

a) Was present in an area during an active outbreak

b) Under investigation for viral haemorrhagic fever

c) Has been in contact with an individual who was present in an area during an active outbreak

d) Was in contact with an individual infected with, or was under investigation for viral haemorrhagic fever

e) less than six months after return to UK from an endemic area when there was no active outbreak.


Acceptable:

a. If more than 6 months after return to UK from an endemic area when there was no active outbreak at the time of visit

b. If the individual, or the contact person, under investigation had viral haemorrhagic fever infection excluded as diagnosis.

Examples of viral haemorrhagic fever

Ebola

Marburg

Lassa

Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever

version

Version 1.0.

1 June 2016