Forty-five years of Marburg virus research.

Kristina Brauburger, Adam J Hume, Elke Mühlberger, Judith Olejnik

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In 1967, the first reported filovirus hemorrhagic fever outbreak took place in Germany and the former Yugoslavia. The causative agent that was identified during this outbreak, Marburg virus, is one of the most deadly human pathogens. This article provides a comprehensive overview of our current knowledge about Marburg virus disease ranging from ecology to pathogenesis and molecular biology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1878-1927
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Microbiology


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