Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Ebola disease case definitions[90]​​

Suspect case:

  • Signs and symptoms compatible with Ebola disease and an epidemiologic risk factor within 21 days before the onset of symptoms.

Confirmed case:

  • Laboratory-confirmed diagnostic evidence of Ebola virus infection (i.e., though molecular and/or serologic testing).

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World Health Organization: case definition for Ebola or Marburg virus disease[94]​​​​

The World Health Organization (WHO) has also produced a case definition:

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