Study of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors in Guinea.

  title={Study of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors in Guinea.},
  author={A I Qureshi and Morad Chughtai and Tokpagnan Oscar Loua and Jean Pe Kolie and Hadja Fatou Sikhe Camara and M F Ishfaq and C T N'dour and K{\'e}z{\'e}ly B{\'e}avogui},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={61 7},
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of data regarding health consequences of Ebola virus disease among survivors. METHODS We surveyed 105 Ebola virus disease survivors postdischarge from an Ebola treatment unit in Guinea using a standard data collection form. Patients rated recovery as the percentage of improvement in functional status, where 0% represents "unable to perform" and 100% represents "able to perform at prior level." RESULTS The mean ± standard deviation time interval between hospital… CONTINUE READING
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