Marburg Haemorragic Fever


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Related to Marburg Haemorragic Fever: viral hemorrhagic fever, African hemorrhagic fever
A rare viral haemorrhagic fever which occurs in miniclusters in Europe and Africa following direct contact with monkey tissue, blood or human serum infected with the Marburg virus.
Incubation 5-9 days; otherwise like Argentine or Bolivian hemorrhagic fever—headaches, fever, diarrhoea, myalgias, rash, pharyngitis, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, hemorrhage, renal failure
Mortality 7 of the 31 original Marburg cohort died