Volume 16, Number 10—October 2010
Effectiveness of Personal Protective Equipment and Oseltamivir Prophylaxis during Avian Influenza A (H7N7) Epidemic, the Netherlands, 2003
|Oseltamivir use||No. persons
|Infected||Total||By infected persons||Total†|
|Prescribed but not used during visit||9||34||17||64|
|Prescribed and used consistently||4||41||6||85|
|Prescribed and used inconsistently||2||18||7||39|
|Prescribed and consistency of use unknown||2||7||2||18|
|Prescribed but period of use unknown||2||29||5||64|
*Data resulted from a survey conducted among poultry workers after the epidemic.
†Because visits were classified into groups, persons may be in 2 categories (prescribed/not used and prescribed/used).