Assessment of the Risk of Ebola Virus Transmission from Bodily Fluids and Fomites
Bausch, D., Towner, J., Dowell, S., et al. (2007). Assessment of the Risk of Ebola Virus Transmission from Bodily Fluids and Fomites. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 196(Suppl 2):S142-147.
The authors tested clinical specimens from 26 laboratory-confirmed cases of Ebola and describe how they were able to detect the virus by culture and/or reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction in 16 of 54 clinical specimens (including saliva, stool, breastmilk, tears, and nasal blood).