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Yellow fever

Disease definition

Yellow fever (YF), caused by YF virus, is a zoonotic disease characterized by fever and constitutional symptoms, with the potential to progress to severe and fatal viral hemorrhagic fever with shock and multi-organ system failure.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Bronze John
    • YF
    • Yellow Jack
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A95.0  A95.1  A95.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0043395
  • MeSH: D015004
  • GARD: 7914
  • MedDRA: 10048240

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