Need for Aeromedical Evacuation High-Level Containment Transport Guidelines - Volume 25, Number 5—May 2019 - Emerging Infectious Diseases journal - CDC Academic Article uri icon


  • Circumstances exist that call for the aeromedical evacuation high-level containment transport (AE-HLCT) of patients with highly hazardous communicable diseases. A small number of organizations maintain AE-HLCT capabilities, and little is publicly available regarding the practices. The time is ripe for the development of standards and consensus guidelines involving AE-HLCT.

altmetric score

  • 2.6
  • 2.85

author list (cited authors)

  • Gibbs, S. G., Herstein, J. J., Le, A. B., Beam, E. L., Cieslak, T. J., Lawler, J. V., ... Lowe, J. J.

citation count

  • 2

publication date

  • May 2019