Marburg virus

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Marburg virus:

see Marburg virus diseaseMarburg virus disease,
formerly known as Marburg virus hemorrhagic fever,
disease caused by infection with a Marburg virus, a filovirus that belongs to a family (Filoviridae) of RNA viruses that also includes Ebola virus.
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; hemorrhagic feverhemorrhagic fever
, any of a group of viral diseases characterized by sudden onset, muscle and joint pain, fever, bleeding, and shock from loss of blood. Bleeding occurs in the form of leakage from capillaries in the internal organs and the skin and mucous membranes.
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Marburg virus

[′mär‚bu̇rg ‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A large virus transmitted to humans by the grivet monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops).
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This Marburg fever outbreak was confirmed on May 6, and an international team arrived at the government's request on May 8.
A case of laboratory infection with Marburg fever. Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol 1994;3:104-6.
Doctors in the Hamilton, Ontario-based hospital where the patient was treated initially feared she had Ebola or Marburg fevers, but these were ruled out in favor of some other exotic viral-hemorrhagic fever (The Wall Street Journal, Feb.