Ebola virus RNA can reside for months or years in semen of survivors of Ebola virus disease and is probably associated with increased risk for cryptic sexual transmission of the virus. A modified protocol resulted in increased detection of Ebola virus RNA in semen and improved disease surveillance.
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This study was supported in part by the Laulima Government Solutions prime contract with the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (contract no. HHSN272201800013C to C.M.B. and B.D.-K.).
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