Ebola Virus- An Overview

Ebola Virus- Structure, Genome, Epidemiology, Transmission, Replication, Pathogenesis, Clinical Manifestation, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control

Structure of Ebola Virus It falls under the Filoviridae family. The virion is filamentous, enveloped measuring 800 nm length and 80 nm in diameter. It comprises of negative sense, single stranded RNA genome. Structural proteins associated with the nucleocapsid are the nucleoprotein (NP), VP30, VP35, and the polymerase (L) protein. Membrane-associated proteins are the matrix protein (VP40), VP24, and the GP …

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