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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Research

Foodborne Transmission of Nipah Virus, Bangladesh

Stephen P. Luby*Comments to Author , Mahmudur Rahman†, M. Jahangir Hossain*, Lauren S. Blum*, M. Mushtaq Husain†, Emily Gurley*, Rasheda Khan*, Be-Nazir Ahmed†, Shafiqur Rahman†, Nazmun Nahar*, Eben Kenah*, James A. Comer‡, and Thomas G. Ksiazek‡
Author affiliations: *International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh; †Institute for Epidemiology Disease Control and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 2

Serum Nipah capture antibody results, encephalitis outbreak, Habla Union, Bangladesh*

Age, y Illness onset Date of serum collection Outcome Nipah IgM Nipah IgG
6 Dec 31, 2004 Jan 17, 2005 Survived + +
25 Jan 9, 2005 Jan 11, 2005 Died
12 Jan 16, 2005 Jan 24, 2005 Died + +

*Ig, immunoglobulin.

*Ig, immunoglobulin.

*Ig, immunoglobulin.

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