Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Heading


ID#:6565
Description:This photograph shows P. Geldenhuys (Lt), and M. Isaacson extracting a blood sample from a green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, during a Marburg virus investigation.
In June, 1975, three months after the Marburg outbreak in southern Africa, six health officials mounted a second ecologic investigation to Wankie Park, Victoria Falls, and other nearby sites where the reservoir of this rare agent was suspected to exist. Green Monkeys were incriminated during the first outbreak in Marburg, Germany in 1967.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (6.45 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. J. Lyle Conrad
Creation Date:1975
Photo Credit:
Links:CDC – Nat. Center for Infectious Diseases; Special Pathogens Branch: Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
CDC – Nat. Center for Infectious Diseases; Special Pathogens Branch: Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Categories:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

MeSH
Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

TOP