Ebolavirosis: a 2014 Review for Clinicians
- Autores: Nina J
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: Acta Medica Portuguesa
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25409219
Ebolavirosis, like Marburgvirosis, are African zoonosis, and for both the primary animal reservoir are bats. It is a typical acute haemorrhagic fever, characterized by a high lethality rate. In an outbreak, the human index case became infected after contact with an infected animal or its blood, in most cases during hunting.