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Ebola Laboratory Status List

World Health Organization, (2014)

Ebola Testing Laboratories This data depicts the location and status of laboratories that are actively testing samples of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) for verification. Laboratory status, capacity, sponsoring organization and other attributes are displayed. Contact with any questions or requested amendments. The data is updated remotely as updates are provided and this location will always reflect the latest data available from WHO.

Field Situation - How to safely collect oral swabs (saliva) from deceased patients suspected to be infected with Ebola

World Health Organization, (2014)

Steps on how to safely collect oral swabs (saliva) from deceased patients suspected to be infected with Ebola: before entering patient’s room, how to put on and remove personal protective equipment (PPE), how to collect oral swab from deceased patient and how to prepare VTM collection tube for transport.

Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers

Lucille Blumberg, Delia Enria and Daniel Bausch, Eds.: Elsevier, (2014)

The latest clinical information about the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of viral haemorrhagic fevers, published in the well-known medical textbook ‘Manson’s Tropical Diseases’, has been made freely available by the publisher. The chapter is aimed at doctors around the world treating patients with all types of viral haemorrhagic fevers. These include Ebola, Margburg fever, Lassa fever, Lujo haemorrhagic fever, South American haemorrhagic fevers and Bunyavirus diseases including Rift Valley fever and Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever. Reproduced from: Farrar J et al. Manson’s Tropical Diseases. 23rd edn. Elsevier; 2014. Chapter 16: Blumberg L et al. Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers. pp. 171-94. © 2014, with permission from Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7020-5102-9

Diagnosis and treatment of Ebola and Marburg virus disease

M. Bray, M.S.Hirsch, D.Mitty, (2014)

The publisher agreed to open UptoDate and the full content of the Ebola section is now freely available here

Response to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

Vitillo, B., Eds.: Caritas Internationalis, (2014)

Guidelines for planning and provision of pastoral and social support services

Psychosocial support during an outbreak of Ebola virus disease

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, (2014)

Briefing note prepared by the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support, August 2014

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Chapter 197 Ebola and Marburg Viruses

Clarence J. Peters, (2011)

Thanks to WONCA, the leading medical textbook Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine has similarly made its Ebola content available here:§ionid=40726956 Please read the chpater onlline at the website!!

Packaging and Shipping Clinical Specimens Diagram

Centers of Disease Control and Prevention CDC, (2014)

Please download the diagram from the CDC website!

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