Volume 10, Number 7—July 2004
Atypical Avian Influenza (H5N1)
|Characteristic||No. (%) (N = 35)|
|Age (median, range; y) Female sex Type of exposure Provided direct patient care Physical contact Talked face-to-face Worked within 1 m Recalled patient coughing and sneezing Suctioned respiratory secretions or administered breathing treatment Changed bed linens Bathed patient Temporally related illnessa||28 (23–34) 27 (77) 17 (48) 19 (54) 3 (8) 33 (94) 2 (6) 20 (57) 7 (20) 10 (35) 0|
aTemporally related illness is defined as a respiratory illness that began 1–14 days after exposure to an index patient.
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