Volume 15, Number 8—August 2009
Response to Imported Case of Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever, the Netherlands
|Type of contact||Date of exposure, Jul||No. persons||Risk for exposure||Measures|
|Temperature monitoring 2×/day||Daily temperature reporting to health authorities||Asked to limit travel and to not leave the country|
|Persons exposed in hospital ward||5–7||6||High||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|GP of the index case-patient||5||1||High||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Healthcare workers, Elkerliek Hospital||7||33||High||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Local laboratory workers||5–7||18||High||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Health care workers, LUMC||7–11||66||Low||Yes||No||No|
*GP, general practitioner; LUMC, Leiden University Medical Centre.
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