Etiology of a suspected measles outbreak: preceding measles reduction activities in Pakistan.

@article{Cohen2009EtiologyOA,
  title={Etiology of a suspected measles outbreak: preceding measles reduction activities in Pakistan.},
  author={Adam L. Cohen and A. Z. El-Abidin Salam and Altaf Bosan and Robert Perry and Syma Iqbal and Shaista Noor Qureshi and Lisa Cairns and Ondrej Mach and Frank Mahoney and Rehan Hafiz},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 9},
  pages={591-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize patients with suspected measles, determine the magnitude of the outbreak in selected areas, and perform laboratory testing on patients with suspected measles to confirm the etiology of the outbreak. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Islamabad and Rawalpindi in June 2006. METHODOLOGY Survey and… CONTINUE READING