Jens H. Kuhn

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Marburgviruses and Ebolaviruses

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification Filoviruses (family Filoviridae, order Mononegavirales) are viruses with a single-stranded, monopartite RNA genome of negative polarity that form filamentous enveloped virions. Their replication cycles are restricted to the cytosol of infected host cells. In particular: Marburg virus (MARV) and Ravn virus (RAVV): species Marburg…

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