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Ebola Virus Shedding and Transmission: Review of Current Evidence

Fischer, William A (2nd)
Jacobs, Michael
Published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016, vol. 214, no. suppl 3, p. S177-S184
Abstract The magnitude of the 2013-2016 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa was unprecedented, with >28 500 reported cases and >11 000 deaths. Understanding the key elements of Ebola virus transmission is necessary to implement adequate infection prevention and control measures to protect healthcare workers and halt transmission in the community.
Keywords AfricaWestern/epidemiologyBodily Secretions/virologyBody Fluids/virologyDisease OutbreaksEbolavirus/genetics/physiologyFeces/virologyFemaleHemorrhagic FeverEbola/epidemiology/transmission/virologyHumansMaleVirus Shedding
PMID: 27443613
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Research group Groupe Laurent Kaiser (virologie clinique) (668)
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VETTER, Pauline et al. Ebola Virus Shedding and Transmission: Review of Current Evidence. In: The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2016, vol. 214, n° suppl 3, p. S177-S184. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw254 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:100260

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