Clinical Features of and Risk Factors for Fatal Ebola Virus Disease, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone, December 2014–February 2015
Yngvar Lunde Haaskjold, Håkon Angell Bolkan, Kurt Østhuus Krogh, James Jongopi, Karen Marie Lundeby, Sindre Mellesmo, Pedro San José Garcés, Ola Jøsendal, Åsmund Øpstad, Erling Svensen, Luis Matias Zabala Fuentes, Alfred Sandy Kamara, Melchor Riera, Javier Arranz, David P. Roberts, Paul D. Stamper, Paula Austin, Alfredo J. Moosa, Dennis Marke, Shoaib Hassan, Geir Egil Eide, Åse Berg, and Bjørn Blomberg
Author affiliations: Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway (Y.L. Haaskjold, O. Jøsendal, E. Svensen, G.E. Eide, B. Blomberg); St. Olav Hospital, Trondheim, Norway (H.A. Bolkan, K.Ø. Krogh, S. Mellesmo); Moyamba District Hospital, Moyamba, Sierra Leone (J. Jongopi, A.S. Kamara, A.J. Moosa, D. Marke); Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway (K.M. Lundeby); Médicos del Mundo, Madrid, Spain (P. San José Garcés, L.M. Zabala Fuentes, J. Arranz); Haraldsplass Diaconal Hospital, Bergen (Å. Øpstad); University of Bergen, Bergen (E. Svensen, G.E. Eide, B. Blomberg); Hospital Son Espases, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (M. Riera); Instituto de Investigacion de Palma (IDISPA), Madrid (J. Arranz); MRIGlobal, Rockville, Maryland, USA (D.P. Roberts, P.D. Stamper); Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (P. Austin); FELTP Public Health, Islamabad, Pakistan (S. Hassan); Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway (Å. Berg)
Figure 2. Ebola viral load for patients with confirmed Ebola virus disease admitted to the treatment center in Moyamba District, Sierra Leone, December 19, 2014–February 17, 2015. Viral loads were determined by semiquantitative PCR and are expressed as cycle thresholds for patients with fatal (n = 18) and nonfatal (n = 13) disease.
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