Marburg and Ebola virus infections in laboratory non-human primates: a literature review.

  title={Marburg and Ebola virus infections in laboratory non-human primates: a literature review.},
  author={S\oren Schou and Axel Kornerup Hansen},
  journal={Comparative medicine},
  volume={50 2},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Several non-human primate species are used as laboratory animals for various types of studies. Although importation of monkeys may introduce different diseases, special attention has recently been drawn to Marburg and Ebola viruses. This review presented here discusses the potential risk of these viruses for persons working with non-human primates as laboratory animals by focusing on epidemiology, virology, symptoms, pathogenesis, natural reservoir, transmission… CONTINUE READING


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