Marburg virus

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Related to Marburg virus disease: Marburg hemorrhagic fever, African hemorrhagic fever

Marburg virus:

see 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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The initial recognition of EVD is problematic without a high index of suspicion, as the initial symptoms are similar to those of Marburg virus disease, and both infections can be confused with other common tropical diseases, typified by sudden acute onset high fever, muscle pain, and general malaise.
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