Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Resurgence of Ebola virus disease in Guinea linked to a survivor with virus persistence in seminal fluid for more than 500 days.

By B Diallo, D Sissoko, NJ Loman, HA Bah, H Bah, MC Worrell, LS Conde, R Sacko, S Mesfin, A Loua, JK Kalonda, NA Erondu, BA Dahl, S Handrick, I Goodfellow, LW Meredith, M Cotten, U Jah, RE Guetiya Wadoum, P Rollin, N Magassouba, D Malvy, X Anglaret, MW Carroll, RB Aylward, MH Djingarey, A Diarra, P Formenty, S Keïta, S Günther, A Rambaut and S Duraffour

Abstract

We report on an Ebola virus disease (EVD) survivor who showed Ebola virus (EBOV) in seminal fluid 531 days after onset of disease. The persisting virus was sexually transmitted in February 2016, about 470 days after onset of symptoms, and caused a new cluster of EVD in Guinea and Liberia

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk:2901281
Provided by: LSHTM Research Online

Suggested articles


To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.