Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever (A96)

Clinical Information for Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever (A96)

Lassa Fever - An acute febrile human disease caused by the LASSA VIRUS.

Lassa virus - A species of ARENAVIRUS, part of the Old World Arenaviruses (ARENAVIRUSES, OLD WORLD), and the etiologic agent of LASSA FEVER. LASSA VIRUS is a common infective agent in humans in West Africa. Its natural host is the multimammate mouse Mastomys natalensis.