Ebola virus disease: a perspective for the United States.
Am J Med. 2015 Feb 27;
Authors: Madariaga MG
Ebola virus is causing an epidemic of unprecedented extension in West Africa. There is concern that the outbreak will not be controlled for a prolonged period of time. . Two cases of infected returning travelers have been reported in the United States. One of the cases has been associated with secondary transmission and other infected subjects have been repatriated for treatment. This article reviews the etiology, pathogenesis, transmission, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the disease with emphasis in the identification and management in the United States.
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