Persistence of Ebola virus in various body fluids during convalescence: evidence and implications for disease transmission and control.

@article{Chughtai2016PersistenceOE,
  title={Persistence of Ebola virus in various body fluids during convalescence: evidence and implications for disease transmission and control.},
  author={Abrar Ahmad Chughtai and Michelle Barnes and C. Macintyre},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2016},
  volume={144 8},
  pages={1652-60}
}
The aim of this study was to review the current evidence regarding the persistence of Ebola virus (EBOV) in various body fluids during convalescence and discuss its implication on disease transmission and control. We conducted a systematic review and searched articles from Medline and EMBASE using key words. We included studies that examined the persistence of EBOV in various body fluids during the convalescent phase. Twelve studies examined the persistence of EBOV in body fluids, with around… CONTINUE READING
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