Probable person-to-person transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1).

@article{Ungchusak2005ProbablePT,
  title={Probable person-to-person transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1).},
  author={Kumnuan Ungchusak and Prasert Auewarakul and Scott Dowell and Rungrueng Kitphati and Wattana Auwanit and Pilaipan Puthavathana and Mongkol Uiprasertkul and Kobporn Boonnak and Chakrarat Pittayawonganon and Nancy J. Cox and Sherif R Zaki and Pranee Thawatsupha and Malinee Chittaganpitch and Rotjana Khontong and James Mark Simmerman and Supamit Chunsutthiwat},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={352 4},
  pages={
          333-40
        }
}
  • Kumnuan Ungchusak, Prasert Auewarakul, +13 authors Supamit Chunsutthiwat
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND During 2004, a highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus caused poultry disease in eight Asian countries and infected at least 44 persons, killing 32; most of these persons had had close contact with poultry. No evidence of efficient person-to-person transmission has yet been reported. We investigated possible person-to-person transmission in a family cluster of the disease in Thailand. METHODS For each of the three involved patients, we reviewed the circumstances and timing… CONTINUE READING

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