3 Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
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After the possible involvement of a viral hemorrhagic fever
was recognized on September 28 following the admission of patient 2 to the hospital in Johannesburg, barrier nursing procedures were instituted as successive patients were identified, but only patient 5 was managed with full precautions throughout her illness.
Management and control of viral hemorrhagic fevers
[cited 2008 Aug 13].
The non-dilutive capital provided by this government contract will enable us to further assess the potential of bavituximab to combat the threat of viral hemorrhagic fevers
and to help advance the overall bavituximab clinical program.
CDC provides recommendations for specimen handling of viral hemorrhagic fever
patients (19-21) that include 1) minimizing laboratory procedures, 2) alerting the laboratory of the nature of the specimens, 3) transporting specimens in decontaminated leak-proof plastic containers, 4) processing laboratory specimens in a class II biologic safety cabinet with BSL-3 practices, and 5) performing virus isolation or culture in a BSL-4 laboratory.
68 million grant from the NIAID, scientists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas determined that Tarvacin(TM) binds to virally infected cells and viral particles including Pichinde virus, which causes a fatal viral hemorrhagic fever
and is used as an established model for Lassa fever.
This investigation of a case of imported viral hemorrhagic fever
in France raised several issues.
Self-contained chapters deal with each of the 4 taxonomic viral families (Flaviviridae, Arenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, and Filoviridae), which make up the category of viral hemorrhagic fever
As the Head of the Collaborating Center of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Arbovirus and viral hemorrhagic fevers
in Dakar, Alpha Sall has worked extensively in the fight against viral diseases such as Ebola and dengue fever.
Tests for Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers
His research interests include the immune response, transmission, and modeling of viral hemorrhagic fevers
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a paper diagnostic device that can detect multiple diseases, including Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers
, in about 10 minutes.