TITLE

Imported Case of Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever -- Colorado, 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Fujita, N.; Miller, A.; Miller, G.; Gershman, K.; Gallagher, N.; Marano, N.; Hale, C.; Jentes, E.
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/18/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 49, p1377
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the case of Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF) in Colorado. MHF is a rare kind of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) caused by an RNA virus in the family Filoviridae. It has been demonstrated that fruit bats serve as the natural reservoir of Marburg virus (MARV). The case of MHF fever in a woman who returned from travel in Uganda is discussed.
ACCESSION #
47192188

 

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