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Marburg hemorrhagic fever

Disease definition

Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF), caused by Marburg virus, is a severe viral hemorrhagic disease characterized by initial fever and malaise followed by gastrointestinal symptoms, bleeding, shock, and multi-organ system failure.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Green monkey disease
    • MHF
    • Marburg virus disease
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A98.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0024788
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9444
  • MedDRA: 10026822

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