Asymptomatic SARS Coronavirus Infection among Healthcare Workers, Singapore

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Источник: Wilder-Smith A., Teleman M. D., Heng B. H., Earnest A., Ling A. E., & Leo Y. S. Asymptomatic SARS coronavirus infection among healthcare workers, Singapore. Emerging infectious diseases, 2005, 11(7):1142–1145

We conducted a study among healthcare workers (HCWs) exposed to patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) before infection control measures were instituted. Of all exposed HCWs, 7.5% had asymptomatic SARS-positive cases. Asymptomatic SARS was associated with lower SARS antibody titers and higher use of masks when compared to pneumonic SARS.