The reemergence of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1995. Commission de Lutte contre les Epidémies à Kikwit.

  title={The reemergence of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1995. Commission de Lutte contre les Epid{\'e}mies {\`a} Kikwit.},
  author={A. S. Khan and Florimond Tshioko and David L. Heymann and B Le Guenno and Pierre Nabeth and Barbara Kersti{\"e}ns and Yon Fleerackers and Peter H Kilmarx and Gu{\'e}na{\"e}l R Rodier and O B Nkuku and Pierre E Rollin and A J Sanchez and Sherif R Zaki and Robert Swanepoel and Oyewale Tomori and Stuart T. Nichol and Clarence J. Peters and Jean-Jacques Muyemb{\'e}-Tamfum and Thomas Ksiazek},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={179 Suppl 1},
In May 1995, an international team characterized and contained an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Active surveillance was instituted using several methods, including house-to-house search, review of hospital and dispensary logs, interview of health care personnel, retrospective contact tracing, and direct follow-up of suspect cases. In the field, a clinical case was defined as fever and hemorrhagic signs, fever plus contact with a case… 

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