TITLE

Microbiologic Characteristics, Serologic Responses, and Clinical Manifestations in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Taiwan

AUTHOR(S)
Po-Reh Hsueh; Cheng-Hsiang Hsiao; Shiou-Hwei Yeh; Wei-Kung Wang; Pei-Jer Chen; Jin-Town Wang; Shan-Chwen Chang; Chuan-Liang Kao; Pan-Chyr Yang
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Sep2003, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p1163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study that examined the microbiologic characteristics, serologic responses and clinical manifestations in severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Taiwan. Methodology; Thin-section electron micrograph of severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated corona-virus grown in Vero E6 cells; Timelines of positive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, antibody responses and treatment regimes after onset of disease in patients with SARS.
ACCESSION #
10817009

 

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