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  • Tags: Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

Creator: Haddad, Lisa B., John Horton, Bruce S. Ribner, and Denise J. Jamieson.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-03
Description: The 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak primarily based in 3 West African countries, had far-reaching global effects.

Creator: Smith, P. W., A. O. Anderson, G. W. Christopher, T. J. Cieslak, G. J. Devreede, G. A. Fosdick, C. B. Greiner, J. M. Hauser, S. H. Hinrichs, K. D. Huebner, P. C. Iwen, D. R. Jourdan, M. G. Kortepeter, V. P. Landon, P. A. Lenaghan, R. E. Leopold, L. A.…
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2006-12-18
Description: In spite of great advances in medicine, serious communicable diseases are a significant threat. Hospitals must be prepared to deal with patients who are infected with pathogens introduced by a bioterrorist act (e.g., smallpox), by a global emerging…

Creator: McElroy, A. K., P. Shrivastava-Ranjan, J. R. Harmon, R. B. Martines, L. Silva-Flannery, T. D. Flietstra, C. S. Kraft, A. K. Mehta, G. M. Lyon, J. B. Varkey, B. S. Ribner, S. T. Nichol, S. R. Zaki, and C. F. Spiropoulou
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02
Description: Ebola virus disease (EVD) is associated with elevated cytokine levels, and hypercytokinemia is more pronounced in fatal cases. This type of hyperinflammatory state is reminiscent of 2 rheumatologic disorders known as macrophage activation syndrome…

Creator: Kuhn, J. H., T. Adachi, N. K. J. Adhikari, J. R. Arribas, I. E. Bah, D. G. Bausch, N. Bhadelia, M. Borchert, A. B. Brantsaeter, D. M. Brett-Major, T. H. Burgess, D. S. Chertow, C. G. Chute, T. J. Cieslak, R. Colebunders, I. Crozier, R. T. Davey, H.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication

Description: The recent large outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Western Africa resulted in greatly increased accumulation of human genotypic, phenotypic and clinical data, and improved our understanding of the spectrum of clinical manifestations. As a…

Creator: Kaul, D. R., A. K. Mehta, C. R. Wolfe, E. Blumberg, and M. Green
Subject: Decedent Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-01
Description: The authors recommend a simple, common‐sense approach to screening deceased and living donors for exposure to Ebola virus and thus reducing the risk of Ebola virus transmission from organ donor to recipient.

Creator: Feistritzer, N. R., C. Hill, S. Vanairsdale, and J. Gentry
Subject: Treatment and Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2014-11
Description: Caring for patients with Ebola virus disease requires strict biosafety protocols to eliminate exposure and ensure containment. Training and competency verification were critical to creation of a safe environment for nursing staff involved in the…

Creator: Coignard-Biehler, H., A. Isakov, and J. Stephenson
Subject: Pre-hospital
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-08
Description: Although the epidemic is largely confined to West Africa, most Western countries where there is a possible risk of imported EVD have developed guidelines and procedures for the transport of confirmed or suspected cases of EVD. Specific…

Creator: Cnops, L., J. van Griensven, A. N. Honko, D. G. Bausch, A. Sprecher, C. E. Hill, R. Colebunders, J. C. Johnson, A. Griffiths, G. F. Palacios, C. S. Kraft, G. Kobinger, A. Hewlett, D. A. Norwood, P. Sabeti, P. B. Jahrling, P. Formenty, J. H. Kuhn, and…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-07
Description: Quantitative measurement of viral load is an important parameter in the management of filovirus disease outbreaks because viral load correlates with severity of disease, survival, and infectivity. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.