Basic Summary for Marburg virus


Main name of condition: Marburg virus
Other names or spellings: Marburg disease, Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever, Marburg

What is Marburg virus?
  Brief description of Marburg virus: Serious virus related to Ebola.
  Parent types of Marburg virus: Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers, Filovirus, Diseases contagious from animals
Who gets Marburg virus?
  Geography Profile for Marburg virus: Marburg virus is indigenous to Africa. While the geographic area to which it is native is unknown, this area appears to include at least parts of Uganda and Western Kenya, and perhaps Zimbabwe.1
How serious is Marburg virus?
  Complications of Marburg virus: see complications of Marburg virus
What causes Marburg virus?
  Causes of Marburg virus: see causes of Marburg virus
  Risk factors for Marburg virus: see risk factors for Marburg virus
What are the symptoms of Marburg virus?
  Incubation period for Marburg virus: 5-10 days
  Symptoms of Marburg virus: see symptoms of Marburg virus
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Marburg virus: see treatments for Marburg virus
  Prevention of Marburg virus: see prevention of Marburg virus

1. excerpt from Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever: DVRD

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