Volume 10, Number 10—October 2004
Laboratory Diagnosis of Four Recent Sporadic Cases of Community-acquired SARS, Guangdong Province, China
|Laboratory codeb||Real-time RT-PCR||RT-PCR Sequencing||EIA||IFA||Neutralization||Isolation||RT-PCR||EIA||IFA||Neutralization|
aWHO, World Health Organization; SARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome; CoV, coronavirus; RT-PCR, reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction; EIA, enzyme immunoassay; IFA, immunofluorescence assay.
bLaboratory A, Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Guangdong Province and Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Guangzhou; laboratory B, Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention and Institute for Communicable Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention; laboratory C, Government Virus Unit and Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital; laboratory D, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
1Members of the SARS Diagnosis Working Group: Jicheng Huang, Zhouyue Wan, Kui Zheng, Jie Li, Xiaoling Deng, Limei Diao, Huiqiong Zhou, Ping Huang, Wanli Zhang, Huangying Zheng, Haojie Zhong, Shaoying Xie, Wei Li, Jian Wang, Yiwen Zhong, Jinyan Lin (Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Guangzhou and Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Guangdong Province); Meiying Yan, Hongxia Wang, Wei Li, Enmin Zhang, Qin Hao, Xiaoping Dong, Huijuan Wang, Weimin Zhou, Linglin Zhang, Wen Wang, Yan Zhuang, Jianshi Yu, Quanfu Zhang, Zhen Zhu, Yan Zhang (Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention); Mary Lai and Perrin Choy (Hong Kong Department of Health); L.L.M. Poon and Y Guan (Queen Mary Hospital); Teresa Peret, Kathryn Felton, Shannon Emery, Shur-wern Chern, Byron Cook, Xiaoyan Lu, Azaibi Tamin, Congrong Miao, Mike Dillon (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).