Of 193 emergency department workers exposed to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), 9 (4.7%) were infected. Pneumonia developed in six workers, and assays showed anti-SARS immunoglobulin (Ig) M and IgG. The other three workers were IgM-positive and had lower IgG titers; in two, mild illness developed, and one remained asymptomatic.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases