EBOV-RNA test with RT-PCR in ocular fluids of Ebola survivors can help to safely perform cataract surgery

Leopoldo Spadea, Nicola Iozzo

Abstract

Since the Ebola virus (EBOV) was discovered in 1976, the recent 2014−2016 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa was the largest with 28,600 cases and about 11,300 deaths.