Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in First Responders and Public Safety Personnel, New York City, New York, USA, May–July 2020
, Lara J. Akinbami, Lyle R. Petersen, Addie Crawley, Susan L. Lukacs, Don Weiss, Rebecca A. Henseler, Nga Vuong, Lisa Mackey, Anita Patel, Lisa A. Grohskopf, Beth Maldin Morgenthau, Demetre Daskalakis, and Preeti Pathela
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S. Sami, A. Patel, L.A. Grohskopf); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA (L.J. Akinbami, S.L. Lukacs); US Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, USA (L.J. Akinbami, S.L. Lukacs, L.A. Grohskopf); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (L.R. Petersen, N. Vuong, L. Mackey); New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, New York, USA (A. Crawley, D. Weiss, R.A. Henseler, B. Maldin Morgenthau, D. Daskalakis, P. Pathela)
Figure 1. Percentage of respondents who were seropositive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 IgG, by occupation, in a study of first responders and public safety personnel, New York City, New York, USA, May 18–July 2, 2020. Numbers within bars indicate percentage of seropositive respondents. Error bars indicate 95% CIs. Other includes students or trainees, pharmacists, medical registrars, orderlies, dietitians, medical assistants, counselors, social workers, dietary services staff, environmental services staff, and participants who selected this category and were not reassigned to an existing category. Firefighters includes fire inspectors and fire marshals. Other direct patient care providers include dentists, diagnostic imaging technicians, midlevel clinicians, nurses, nurse assistants, occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, phlebotomists, physicians, respiratory therapists, and therapy aides. EMS, emergency medical service.
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