The clinical and virological features of the first imported case causing MERS-CoV outbreak in South Korea, 2015

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BACKGROUND In 2015, the largest outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection outside the Middle East occurred in South Korea. We summarized the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory findings of the first Korean case of MERS-CoV and analyzed whole-genome sequences of MERS-CoV derived from the patient. CASE PRESENTATION… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-017-2576-5

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@inproceedings{Lee2017TheCA, title={The clinical and virological features of the first imported case causing MERS-CoV outbreak in South Korea, 2015}, author={Ji Yeon Lee and You-jin Kim and Eun hee Chung and Dae-Won Kim and Ina Jeong and Yeonjae Kim and Mi-ran Yun and Sung Soon Kim and Gayeon Kim and Joon-Sung Joh}, booktitle={BMC infectious diseases}, year={2017} }