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Volume 22, Number 2—February 2016

Prognostic Indicators for Ebola Patient Survival

Samuel J. Crowe1Comments to Author , Matthew J. Maenner1Comments to Author , Solomon Kuah, Bobbie Rae Erickson, Megan Coffee, Barbara Knust, John D. Klena, Joyce Foday, Darren Hertz, Veerle Hermans, Jay Achar, Grazia M. Caleo, Michel Van Herp, César G. Albariño, Brian Amman, Alison Jane Basile, Scott Bearden, Jessica A. Belser, Eric Bergeron, Dianna Blau, Aaron C. Brault, Shelley Campbell, Mike Flint, Aridth Gibbons, Christin Goodman, Laura McMullan, Christopher D. Paddock, Brandy Russell, Johanna S. Salzer, Angela Sanchez, Tara Sealy, David Wang, Gbessay Saffa, Alhajie Turay, Stuart T. Nichol, and Jonathan S. Towner
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.J. Crowe, M.J. Maenner, B.R. Erickson, B. Knust, J. Klena, C.G. Albariño, B. Amman, J.A. Belser, E. Bergeron, D. Blau, S. Campbell, M. Flint, A. Gibbons, L. McMullan, C. Paddock, J.S. Salzer, A. Sanchez, T. Sealy, D. Wang, S.T. Nichol, J.S. Towner); International Rescue Committee, New York, New York, USA (S. Kuah, M. Coffee, D. Hertz); Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Bo Town, Sierra Leone (J. Foday, G. Saffa, A. Turay); Médecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Belgium (V. Hermans, M. Van Herp); Médecins Sans Frontières, London, UK (J. Achar, G.M. Caleo); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (A.J. Basile, S. Bearden, A.C. Brault, C. Goodman, B. Russell)

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Table 1

Characteristics of patients with confirmed Ebola virus disease, Bo District, Sierra Leone, September 2014–January 2015

Characteristic Primary cohort, n = 151
Ebola treatment unit subgroup, n = 99
Final 2 months subgroup, n = 68
Survived Died Survived Died Survived Died
No. patients 72 79 50 49 34 34
No. female 43 47 31 32 16 23
Mean age, y 24.1 31.7 24.8 30.1 20.2 33.0
Mean cycle threshold 27.9 20.5 27.9 21.2 26.8 21.4
Mean time from symptom onset to admission, d 3.5 3.7 6.0 5.6 3.4 3.5

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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