Viral Shedding and Environmental Cleaning in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection

Abstract

Viral shedding lasted 31 and 19 days from symptom onset in two patients with east respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) pneumonia, respectively. Environmental real-time RT-PCR was weakly positive for bed guardrail and monitors. Even after cleaning the monitors with 70% alcohol-based disinfectant, RT-PCR was still weakly positive, and converted to… (More)
DOI: 10.3947/ic.2015.47.4.252

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@inproceedings{Song2015ViralSA, title={Viral Shedding and Environmental Cleaning in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection}, author={Joon Young Song and Hee Jin Cheong and Min Joo Choi and Ji Ho Jeon and Seong Hee Kang and Eun Ju Jeong and Jin Gu Yoon and Saem Na Lee and Sung Ran Kim and Ji Yun Noh and Woo Joo Kim}, booktitle={Infection & chemotherapy}, year={2015} }