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How Is a blood test for Ebola handled to prevent contamination?

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, MD
Emergency Medicine
Blood tests for Ebola get special treatment to avoid spreading the disease. In this video, Darria Long Gillespie, MD, explains the unique precautions hospitals must take.  

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