American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015, Pages: 29-32
Received: Dec. 24, 2014;
Accepted: Dec. 28, 2014;
Published: Feb. 15, 2015
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Polycarp Chia, Department of Biochemistry, Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda, Cameroon
Elvis Fon Tatah, Science for Life Foundation, Bamenda, Cameroon
Kenneth Yongabi, Phyto-Biotechnology Research Foundation Institute, Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda, Cameroon
EBOV share many symptoms with a lot of common diseases, so only a well trained Laboratorian can properly collect samples, handle, do differential diagnosis and contain the disease. Quality assurance and control should be on-going in medical Laboratyories. BSL-4 laboratories should be built in African countries where this disease is prevalent. The government should develop a maintenance culture for the infrastructure. Maximum containment is needed when working with this virus as 90% of infected people die.
Elvis Fon Tatah,
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