Ebola Virus is a disease caused by the Ebola virus called Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF) or Ebola Virus Disease. It is a virus disease. It is a very rare but severe and often deadly disease. The virus was first isolated in 1976 in Zaire (Congo) in a village near to Ebola river. Its symptoms typically last for 8-10 days. As the virus spreads throughout the body it damages the organs and immune system. The mortality rate associated with this virus can be up to 90%. There are five types of Ebola virus but four types & Cause the disease in humans.
Transmission Of Ebola virus:
Ebola virus is transmitted from:
- Human-to-human infected body fluids
- Blood-reused needles and syringes
- Through monkeys, chimpanzees, rodents
- Fruit bats and gorillas
Symptoms Of the Ebola virus:
- Blood In Vomiting and bloody Diarrhea,
- Sore Throat,
- Fever, fatigue, and Skin Rash,
- Severe Headache,
- Muscle and Joints Pain,
- Bleeding from nose, ear, and Gums,
- Inside body bleeding,
Cause of Ebola virus:
It is caused by the Ebola virus. The family of this virus is called Filoviridae. It is a single-stranded RNA virus.
Complications of the Ebola virus:
It can cause some complications by the following:
- Loss of Vision
- Severe bleeding
- Memory Loss
How to Perform Ebola Virus:
The procedure of Ebola virus Test:
- First of all, staff who collect specimens should wear appropriate PPE and collect 3 to 5ml blood in EDTA Tube or gel tube.
- Centrifuge the blood sample and separate the Serum or plasma.
- Use the plasma for the test. Now micropipette applies five microliters of plasma or whole blood to the one area indicated in the arrow line.
- Add two drops of sample Into the device to well marked as.
- Start the timer and read the results at 20 minutes of the double line show into the device then the test will be positive otherwise test is negative.
- Positive: Visible IgG and IgM Test Lines.
- Negative: Invisible test lines about IgM or IgG.
Prevention Of Ebola virus Disease:
- Avoid traveling to areas where the virus to found.
- Wearing masks, gloves, and glasses staff and health care workers because they come into contact with infected patients.
- Avoid contact with infected Persons and animals like hats, monkeys, and chimpanzees, etc.
Treatment of Ebola virus:
- In maze and Ansavimb (Monoclonal Antibodies)
- Electrolytes and Intravenous fluid is useful
- Oxygen and Blood From fusion
- Blood Pressure momager through medicines
Always consult a General physician, for the treatment of the Ebola virus by follow according to doctor’s instructions).