Transmission of SARS and MERS coronaviruses and influenza virus in healthcare settings: the possible role of dry surface contamination.

@article{Otter2016TransmissionOS,
  title={Transmission of SARS and MERS coronaviruses and influenza virus in healthcare settings: the possible role of dry surface contamination.},
  author={Jonathan A. Otter and Curtis J. Donskey and Saber Yezli and Sam Thomas Douthwaite and Simon D Goldenberg and David Joseph Weber},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2016},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={
          235-50
        }
}
Viruses with pandemic potential including H1N1, H5N1, and H5N7 influenza viruses, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)/Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronaviruses (CoV) have emerged in recent years. SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, and influenza virus can survive on surfaces for extended periods, sometimes up to months. Factors influencing the survival of these viruses on surfaces include: strain variation, titre, surface type, suspending medium, mode of deposition, temperature and… CONTINUE READING
BETA
Highly Cited
This paper has 18 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 23 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 12 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 109 REFERENCES

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…