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Volume 13, Number 1—January 2007

Clusters of Hantavirus Infection, Southern Argentina

Maria E. Lázaro*Comments to Author , Gustavo E. Cantoni†, Liliana M. Calanni‡, Amanda J. Resa§, Eduardo R. Herrero†, Marisa A. Iacono‡, Delia A. Enria¶, and Stella M. González Cappa#
Author affiliations: *Hospital Zonal Bariloche, Bariloche, Argentina; †Unidad Regional de Epidemiología y Salud Ambiental, Bariloche, Argentina; ‡Hospital Castro Rendón, Neuquén, Argentina; §Hospital de Área El Bolsón, El Bolsón, Argentina; ¶Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Virales Humanas, Pergamino, Argentina; #Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina;

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Case-fatality rate according to the type of cluster

ClusterNo. deaths/
no. casesCase-fatality rate, %
Type B clusters
All cases10/1855.6
Index cases7/887.5
Secondary cases3/1030
Sporadic and type A cluster10/3330

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