Role of air distribution in SARS transmission during the largest nosocomial outbreak in Hong Kong.

@article{Li2005RoleOA,
  title={Role of air distribution in SARS transmission during the largest nosocomial outbreak in Hong Kong.},
  author={Y Li and X. Huang and Ignatius Tak-sun Yu and Tze wai Wong and Hua Qian},
  journal={Indoor air},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          83-95
        }
}
UNLABELLED Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is primarily transmitted by bio-aerosol droplets or direct personal contacts. This paper presents a detailed study of environmental evidence of possible airborne transmission in a hospital ward during the largest nosocomial SARS outbreak in Hong Kong in March 2003. Retrospective on-site inspections and measurements of the ventilation design and air distribution system were carried out on July 17, 2003. Limited on-site measurements of bio… 

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