In the field, Canadians diagnose Marburg
- Medical News. // British Medical Journal;11/27/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6047, p1335
Reports development related to medicine in Europe as of November 1976. Dismissal of Doctor Terence Lawlor from the Normansfield Hospital; Management of the Marburg disease and viral hemorrhagic fever; Reasons of closures of some hospitals.
- Outbreak of Marburg virus disease in Johannesburg. Gear, J.S.S.; Cassel, G.A.; Gear, A.J.; Trappler, B.; Clausen, L.; Meyers, A.M.; Kew, M.C.; Bothwell, T.H.; Sher, R.; Miller, G.B.; Schneider, J.; Koornhof, H.J.; Gomperts, E.D.; Isaacson, M.; Gear, J.H.S. // British Medical Journal;11/29/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5995, p489
Reports on the outbreak of Marburg virus disease in Johannesburg, Africa. Discussion on various case study related to the disease; Clinical features of the illness; Heparin as the treatment of choice.
- Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;5/6/2005, Vol. 80 Issue 18, p158
The article reports that the Ministry of Health in Angola has reported 275 cases of Marburg haemorrhagic fever. Of these cases, 255 were fatal. In Uige Province, which remains the epicentre of the outbreak, 266 cases, of which 246 have been fatal, were reported as of April 28, 2005. Control...
- Viral haemorrhagic fever/Marburg, Democratic Republic of the Congo. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;5/21/99, Vol. 74 Issue 20, p157
Reports the incidence of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) and Marburg fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Revision of case definition for VHF; Linkage between hemorrhagic fevers and mining activities; Challenges in determining the accurate number of death due to VHF.
- OUTBREAK NEWS. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;2/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p53
Reports the epidemiology of Marburg viral hemorrhagic fever in Zaire. Importance of virological testing for the investigation of the disease; Etiology of the disease; Diagnosis of the disease process.
- Marburg virus disease. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1403
A definition of the term "Marburg virus disease" is presented, which refers to a fatal disease caused by a virus classed as a member of the family Filoviridae that is identical to the disease caused by the Ebola virus.
- Snakes in a Cave. Dorn, Jonathan // Backpacker;Oct2010, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p11
The article discusses how hiker Michelle Barnes survived the Marburg virus, which she incurred when she touched or inhaled infected bat guano while climbing to the ledge.
- Green Monkey Disease (lsquo;Marburg Virusâ€™) Disease): A New Zoonosis. Luby, James P.; Sanders, Charles V. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep69, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p657
Editorial. Discusses the emergence of Marburg virus disease which is transmitted to humans in contact with African green monkeys. Details of the infection of laboratory workers in Europe with Marburg disease in August-September 1967; Clinical description of the disease; Recommendations for the...
- Pygmy Populations Seronegative for Marburg Virus. Borchert, Matthias; Mulangu, Sabue; Swanepoel, Robert; Tshomba, Antoine; Afounde, Afongenda; Kulidri, Amayo; Muyembe-Tamfum, Jean-Jacques; Van der Stuyft, Patrick // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jan2005, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p174
Presents a letter to the editor about anti-Marburg immunoglobulin.