Volume 10, Number 2—February 2004
2004 SARS Edition
Cluster of SARS among Medical Students Exposed to Single Patient, Hong Kong
|Location of exposure||Cases/no. of students exposed|
|Bed nos. 10 and 12 (adjacent to index patient)
|Bed nos. 9, 9x, and 13–16x (beds in the same cubicle except bed nos. 10–12)
|Other beds in the ward (not in the cubicle)||0/8|
aThe index patient was not used as an assessment case.
bMantel Haenszel chi-square = 9.86, p=0.002; Fisher exact test (2-tailed), p = 0.0031.
1Members of the outbreak study group: Nelson Lee and Jean Kim, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Kitty Fung and Albert Ng, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong; Kazutoshi Nakashima, Tomi Sunagawa, Keiji Fukuda, Tracee Treadwell, and Udo Bucholz, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; M.K. Tham and Thomas Tsang, Hong Kong Department of Health, Hong Kong.