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Viruses 2012, 4(10), 1878-1927; doi:10.3390/v4101878

Forty-Five Years of Marburg Virus Research

Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine and National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston University, 72 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
The authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 23 August 2012 / Revised: 19 September 2012 / Accepted: 25 September 2012 / Published: 1 October 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Filovirus Research 2012)
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Abstract

In 1967, the first reported filovirus hemorrhagic fever outbreak took place in Germany and the former Yugoslavia. The causative agent that was identified during this outbreak, Marburg virus, is one of the most deadly human pathogens. This article provides a comprehensive overview of our current knowledge about Marburg virus disease ranging from ecology to pathogenesis and molecular biology. View Full-Text
Keywords: Marburg virus; filoviruses; epidemiology; ecology; clinical manifestations; virus structure; replication cycle; pathogenesis; animal models; vaccine development Marburg virus; filoviruses; epidemiology; ecology; clinical manifestations; virus structure; replication cycle; pathogenesis; animal models; vaccine development
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Brauburger, K.; Hume, A.J.; Mühlberger, E.; Olejnik, J. Forty-Five Years of Marburg Virus Research. Viruses 2012, 4, 1878-1927.

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