Children hospitalized with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related illness in Toronto.

@article{Bitnun2003ChildrenHW,
  title={Children hospitalized with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related illness in Toronto.},
  author={Ari S Bitnun and Upton D Allen and Helen Heurter and Susan M. King and Mary Anne Opavsky and Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones and Anne G. Matlow and Ian Kitai and Raymond Tellier and Susan A. Richardson and David S. Manson and Paul Babyn and Stanley E. Read},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={112 4},
  pages={
          e261
        }
}
OBJECTIVE An outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) occurred in the greater Toronto area between February and June 2003. We describe the clinical, laboratory, and epidemiologic features of children who were admitted to the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, with a presumptive diagnosis of suspect or probable SARS. METHODS A prospective investigational study protocol was established for the management of children with a presumptive diagnosis of suspect or probable SARS. All… CONTINUE READING

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