Published in Hematology Week, August 1st, 2005
Study 1: Viral aerosols were generated by a SARS patient.
According to recent research from Canada, "Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is characterized by a risk of nosocomial transmission; however, the risk of airborne transmission of SARS is unknown.
"During the Toronto outbreaks of SARS, we investigated environmental contamination in SARS units, by employing novel air sampling and conventional surface swabbing."
"Two polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-positive air samples were obtained from a room occupied by a...
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