Need for Aeromedical Evacuation High-Level Containment Transport Guidelines. 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.

published proceedings

  • Emerg Infect Dis

altmetric score

  • 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

  • 7

complete list of authors

  • Gibbs, Shawn G||Herstein, Jocelyn J||Le, Aurora B||Beam, Elizabeth L||Cieslak, Theodore J||Lawler, James V||Santarpia, Joshua L||Stentz, Terry L||Kopocis-Herstein, Kelli R||Achutan, Chandran||Carter, Gary W||Lowe, John J

publication date

  • May 2019