Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About Ebola Virus?

John W. King, MD

September 22, 2014

Definitive diagnosis rests on isolation of the virus by means of tissue culture or RT-PCR assay. However, isolation of Ebola virus in tissue culture is a high-risk procedure that can be performed safely only in a few high-containment laboratories throughout the world.

For more on the work-up of patients with Ebola virus, read here.

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