Medical Dictionary: Marburg


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Marburg: Another name for Marburg virus.
Marburg (condition): Serious virus related to Ebola.

Marburg: Marburg hemorrhagic fever is a rare, severe type of hemorrhagic fever which affects both humans and non-human primates. Caused by a genetically unique zoonotic (that is, animal-borne) RNA virus of the filovirus family, its recognition led to the creation of this virus family. The four species of Ebola virus are the only other known members of the filovirus family. 1

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1. excerpt from Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever: DVRD

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