Marburg virus

GC: n

S: CDC - http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/spb/mnpages/dispages/marburg/qa.htm(external link) (last access: 29 November 2013); http://www.news-medical.net/health/Marburg-Virus.aspx(external link) (last access: 28 July 2015).

N: 1. The causative virus of Marburg disease, a severe febrile illness with a case mortality of over 20 per cent. It appeared in 1967 as a laboratory outbreak in Marburg, Frankfurt and Belgrade among workers who had handled tissues from African green monkeys.
2. Cultural interrelation: The Hot Zone (1994) by Richard Preston.

S: 1. TERMIUM PLUS. 2. http://www.haverford.edu/biology/edwards/disease/reviews/jostR.html(external link) (last access: 7 September 2014); FCB.


CR: Marburg hemorrhagic fever


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