Volume 10, Number 2—February 2004
2004 SARS Edition
Healthcare Worker Seroconversion in SARS Outbreak
|Symptoms||No. of persons|
|Upper respiratory tractc
aOf the 887 volunteers, 37 had symptoms that were not sufficient to qualify as having probable severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). None of the 32 had positive chest x-ray signs.
bSystemic symptoms: fever, malaise, lethargy, headache.
cUpper respiratory: symptoms: runny nose, sore throat, sore mouth or gums.
dRespiratory symptoms: cough, breathlessness, chest pain.
eGastrointestinal tract symptoms: vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal colic.
fMusculoskeletal symptoms: muscle ache, joint aches.