Forty-five years of Marburg virus research.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Abstract

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.

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Authors
External organisations
  • Boston University
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Microbiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1878-1927
JournalViruses
Volume4
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes
Externally publishedYes