Ebola – blood test results for Antwerp hospital patient come back negative
Thursday, 16 October 2014
The female patient admitted on Tuesday evening to Antwerp University Hospital and temporarily isolated following her recent trip to Sierra Leone has not been infected with the Ebola virus, said Federal Health Services (SPF) on Wednesday, based on the results of her blood tests. “Blood tests carried out by the specialist laboratory in Hamburg confirm that the patient is not infected with the Ebola virus, “highlighted SPF.
This patient was running a high temperature on Tuesday and was consequently transferred to Antwerp University Hospital where she was isolated awaiting the test results.