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ID#:6605
Description:Finally, after having donned a protective gown, accompanying facial mask protection, outer foot-wear, latex gloves, and goggles, this individual was then wearing a complete isolation outfit. Having finalized his gowning demonstration, he was ready to interact with Marburg virus patients, able to control possible Marburg virion transmission. (Slide 6 of 6; PHIL ID #’s 6600 - 6605)
This Johannesburg, South African staff member, who assisted in treating the patients of the 1975 Rhodesian (now Zimbabwean) Marburg fever outbreak, had to maintain levels of extreme caution before coming into close contact with infectious disease patients able to transmit pathogenic contagion, which in this case were the Marburg virions.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. J. Lyle Conrad
Creation Date:1975
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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
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