Transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza to healthcare personnel in the United States.

@article{Wise2011TransmissionOP,
  title={Transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza to healthcare personnel in the United States.},
  author={Matthew E. Wise and Marie De Perio and John Halpin and Michael A. Jhung and Shelley S. Magill and Stephanie R. Black and Susan I. Gerber and Kathleen H. Harriman and Jon Rosenberg and Gwen Borlaug and Lyn Finelli and Sonja Olsen and David L. Swerdlow and Alexander J. Kallen},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 Suppl 1},
  pages={S198-204}
}
After identification of pandemic 2009 influenza (pH1N1) in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) worked with state and local health officials to characterize infections among healthcare personnel (HCP). Detailed information, including likely routes of exposure, was reported for 70 HCP from 22 states. Thirty-five cases (50%) were classified as being infected in healthcare settings, 18 cases (26%) were considered to have been infected in community settings, and… CONTINUE READING