Human-to-human transmission of avian influenza A/H7N7, The Netherlands, 2003.

@article{Holle2005HumantohumanTO,
  title={Human-to-human transmission of avian influenza A/H7N7, The Netherlands, 2003.},
  author={Mirna Du Ry van Beest Holle and Adam Meijer and Marion P G Koopmans and Carolien M. de Jager},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 12},
  pages={3-4}
}
An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus subtype H7N7 began in poultry farms in the Netherlands in 2003. Virus infection was detected by RT-PCR in 86 poultry workers and three household contacts of PCR-positive poultry workers, mainly associated with conjunctivitis. To determine the magnitude of and risk factors for human-to-human transmission of influenza A/H7N7 in the Netherlands, a retrospective cohort study among household members of infected poultry workers was undertaken… CONTINUE READING

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