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The Cross-Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Infections among Healthcare Workers and Inpatients in a Chinese Tertiary Hospital

  • Mingmei Du (a1), Jijiang Suo (a1), Na Jia (a2), Yubin Xing (a1), Lijun Xie (a1) and Yunxi Liu (a1)...
Abstract

We reported 2009 H1N1 influenza infections among healthcare workers (HCWs) and inpatients and the prevention measures instituted in a large Chinese hospital. In total, 171 HCWs and 89 inpatients tested positive for H1N1. Sixteen HCWs had known hospital exposure, among whom only 7 had working-contact exposure. There was no influenza outbreak.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012;33(3):295-298

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Department of Infection Management and Disease Control, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Fuxing Road 28, Haidian District, Beijing, China 100853 (yunxiliu6511@yahoo.com.cn)
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
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  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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