TITLE

SARS Bulletin from Hong Kong: 30 March-4 April 2003

AUTHOR(S)
Cheng, V.C.C.; Peris, M.; Yuen, K.Y.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 8, piii
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a bulletin about severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) from infectious disease physicians affiliated with hospitals in Hong Kong, China. Confirmation that the virus was a coronavirus and that SARS patients demonstrated a specific antibody response against the infected cell lines.
ACCESSION #
9631046

 

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