The symptoms include nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea (may be bloody), red eyes, raised rash, chest pain and cough, stomach pain, severe weight loss, bleeding, usually from the eyes, and bruising (people near death may bleed from other orifices, such as ears, nose and rectum) and internal bleeding.
|Timeline of Infection||Diagnostic tests available|
|Within a few days after symptoms begin||
Antigen-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) testing
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
|Later in disease course or after recovery||IgM and IgG antibodies|
|Retrospectively in deceased patients||
The treatment includes providing fluids, maintaining blood pressure, providing oxygen as needed, replacing lost blood and treating other infections that develop.
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