Risk Factors for SARS among Persons without Known Contact with SARS Patients, Beijing, China

@article{Wu2004RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for SARS among Persons without Known Contact with SARS Patients, Beijing, China},
  author={J. Wu and F. Xu and W. Zhou and D. Feikin and C. Lin and X. He and Z. Zhu and W. Liang and D. Chin and A. Schuchat},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={210 - 216}
}
  • J. Wu, F. Xu, +7 authors A. Schuchat
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Most cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) have occurred in close contacts of SARS patients. However, in Beijing, a large proportion of SARS cases occurred in persons without such contact. We conducted a case-control study in Beijing that compared exposures of 94 unlinked, probable SARS patients with those of 281 community-based controls matched for age group and sex. Case-patients were more likely than controls to have chronic medical conditions or to have visited fever clinics… CONTINUE READING
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