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Volume 12, Number 3—March 2006

Research

Pneumonic Plague Cluster, Uganda, 2004

Elizabeth M. Begier*Comments to Author , Gershim Asiki†, Zaccheus Anywaine†, Brook Yockey‡, Martin E. Schriefer‡, Philliam Aleti§, Asaph Ogen-Odoi§, J. Erin Staples*‡, Christopher Sexton‡, Scott W. Bearden‡, and Jacob L. Kool‡
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Nyapea Hospital, Nebbi District, Uganda; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; §Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda

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Three serial frontal chest radiographs from surviving caregiver B2 with primary pneumonic plague obtained on illness days 2, 3, and 18 showing bilateral lower lung zone predominant airspace disease associated with bilateral (right > left) pleural effusions. The radiographs have artifacts related to hand-dipping of the films, which account for multiple densities that move between images and the areas of apparent lucency.

Figure 2. Three serial frontal chest radiographs from surviving caregiver B2 with primary pneumonic plague obtained on illness days 2, 3, and 18 showing bilateral lower lung zone predominant airspace disease associated with bilateral (right > left) pleural effusions. The radiographs have artifacts related to hand-dipping of the films, which account for multiple densities that move between images and the areas of apparent lucency.

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