Affiliation: Tulane University
- A historical look at the first reported cases of Lassa fever: IgG antibodies 40 years after acute infectionNell Bond
Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:241-4. 2013..One person was likely infected in 1952, 17 years before the first recognized outbreak. We briefly recount the fascinating stories of these three pioneers and their important contribution to our understanding of Lassa fever...