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Marburg virus disease
Other namesMarburg hemorrhagic fever
Marburg virus.jpg
Transmission electron micrograph of Marburg virus
SpecialtyInfectious diseases Edit this on Wikidata
SymptomsFever, weakness, muscle pain[1]
Usual onset2-21 days after exposure[1]
CausesMV[1]
Risk factorsDirect contact with bodily fluids of individuals infected with the virus[1]
Diagnostic methodBlood test[1]
Differential diagnosisEbola virus disease[1]
TreatmentThere is no treatment, only immediate supportive care[1]
FrequencyRare
Deaths24%-88% case fatality rate[2]

Marburg virus disease (MVD; formerly Marburg hemorrhagic fever) is a viral hemorrhagic fever in humans and primates caused by either of the two Marburgviruses: Marburg virus (MARV) and Ravn virus (RAVV).[3] Its clinical symptoms are very similar to those of Ebola virus disease (EVD).[1]

Egyptian fruit bats are believed to be the normal carrier in nature and Marburg virus RNA has been isolated from them.[4]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Ebola Virus Disease & Marburg Virus Disease - Chapter 3 - 2018 Yellow Book | Travelers' Health | CDC". wwwnc.cdc.gov. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Marburg virus disease". www.who.int. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  3. ^ Spickler, Anna. "Ebolavirus and Marburgvirus Infections" (PDF).
  4. ^ Kortepeter, MG; Dierberg, K; Shenoy, ES; Cieslak, TJ; Medical Countermeasures Working Group of the National Ebola Training and Education Center's (NETEC) Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN) (October 2020). "Marburg virus disease: A summary for clinicians". International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 99: 233–242. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2020.07.042. PMC 7397931. PMID 32758690.

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