Postexposure treatment of marburg virus infection

Thomas W. Geisbert, Lisa E. Hensley, Joan B. Geisbert, Anders Leung, Joshua C. Johnson, Allen Grolla, Heinz Feldmann

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Abstract

Rhesus monkeys are protected from disease when a recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus-based vaccine is administered 20-30 min after infection with Marburg virus. We protected 5/6 monkeys when this vaccine was given 24 h after challenge; 2/6 animals were protected when the vaccine was administered 48 h postinfection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1119-1122
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume16
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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