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Biofire Defense. Information Sheet: Ebola panels. August 2018. Accessed October 14, 2022. https://www.biofiredefense.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Info-Sheet-Ebola-Panels-FLM1-PRT-0150.pdf
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ebola. Reviewed September 26, 2022. Accessed October 14, 2022. https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html
CDC. Ebola-associated waste management. Last reviewed October 6, 2022. Accessed October 14, 2022. http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/medical-waste-management.html
CDC. Guidance for collection, transport and submission of specimens for Ebola virus testing. Updated April 1, 2022. Accessed October 14, 2022. http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/interim-guidance-specimen-collection-submission-patients-suspected-infection-ebola.html
CDC. Guidance for U.S. laboratories for managing and testing routine clinical specimens when there is a concern about Ebola virus disease. Last reviewed March 23, 2021. Accessed October 14, 2022. http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/safe-specimen-management.html
CDC. Guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used by healthcare workers during management of patients with confirmed Ebola or persons under investigation (PUIs) for Ebola who are clinically unstable or have bleeding, vomiting, or diarrhea in U.S. hospitals, including procedures for donning and doffing PPE. Reviewed October 13, 2022. Accessed October 14, 2022. http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/procedures-for-ppe.html
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