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Volume 17, Number 4—April 2011

Research

Nosocomial Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United Kingdom, 2009–2010

Joanne E. EnstoneComments to Author , Puja R. Myles, Peter J.M. Openshaw, Elaine M. Gadd, Wei Shen Lim, Malcolm G. Semple, Robert C. Read, Bruce L. Taylor, James McMenamin, Colin Armstrong, Barbara Bannister, Karl G. Nicholson, and Jonathan S. Nguyen-Van-Tam
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK (J.E. Enstone, P.R. Myles, J.S. Nguyen-Van-Tam); Imperial College, London, UK (P.J.M. Openshaw); Department of Health, London (E.M. Gadd, C. Armstrong, B. Bannister); Nottingham University Hospitals National Health Service Trust, Nottingham (W.S. Lim); University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (M.G. Semple); University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK (R.C. Read); Portsmouth Hospitals National Health Service Trust, Portsmouth, UK (B.L. Taylor); Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland (J. McMenamin); University Hospitals of Leicester National Health Service Trust, Leicester, UK (K.G. Nicholson)

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Table 3

Characteristics of 15 hospitalized children with nosocomial pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United Kingdom, 2009–2010

Patient no. Age/sex Reason for admission Main underlying illnesses Signs and symptoms
16 12 y/F Elective surgery Heart disease Fever, unknown data in other fields
17 2 y/M Malignancy Malignancy Dry cough, coryza
18 4 y/F Bone marrow aspirate Acute myeloid leukemia Fever, productive cough
19 15 y/M Ulcerative colitis Ulcerative colitis Fever, unknown data in other fields
20 123 d/F Inpatient care from birth Prematurity Fever, dyspnea
21 1 y/F Laryngomalacia, transfer from tertiary care center Genetic disorder Fever, dyspnea
22 1 y/M Investigation Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Fever, dry cough, coryza
23 9 y/M Sepsis Cerebral palsy, septic pressure sore Fever, patient sedated and ventilated
24 12 y/M Anorexia Anorexia Fever, coryza, nausea, sneezing
25 82 d/M Inpatient care from birth Congenital abnormalities Coryza, dyspnoea
26 64 d/M Inpatient care from birth Congenital abnormalities Fever, coryza
27 151 d/M Prematurity Prematurity Fever, coryza
28 101 d/F Inpatient care from birth Congenital abnormalities Fever, coryza
29 41 d/F Inpatient care from birth Cystic fibrosis Fever, rash
30 9 y/F Elective surgery Hematologic malignancy Fever

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