jungle yellow fever


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jungle yellow fever

[′jəŋ·gəl ′yel·ō ′fē·vər]
(medicine)
A form of yellow fever endemic in forested areas of Brazil.
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The role of Aedes leucocelaenus in the epidemiology of jungle yellow fever.
However, cases of jungle yellow fever still occur despite the existence of a potent vaccine and immunization campaigns focused on areas endemic for the jungle form of the disease (1).
In Brazil from 1980 to 1998, 376 cases of jungle yellow fever were laboratory confirmed (by virus isolation, with or without immunoglobulin [Ig]M-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay [MAC-ELISA] and immunoperoxidase stain), with 216 deaths (case-fatality rate 57.