Misdiagnosis of Marburg virus


About misdiagnosis: When checking for a misdiagnosis of Marburg virus or confirming a diagnosis of Marburg virus, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Marburg virus may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Marburg virus. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

Alternative diagnoses list for Marburg virus: For a diagnosis of Marburg virus, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Marburg virus:

Discussion of diagnosis/misdiagnosis of Marburg virus: Because many of the signs and symptoms of Marburg hemorrhagic fever are similar to those of other infectious diseases, such as malaria or typhoid fever, diagnosis of the disease can be difficult, especially if only a single case is involved. 1

Misdiagnosis cases for Marburg virus: No cases available yet.

1. excerpt from Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever: DVRD

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