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Volume 10, Number 2—February 2004
2004 SARS Edition

SARS Epidemiology

SARS Outbreak, Taiwan, 2003

Ying-Hen Hsieh*Comments to Author , Cathy W.S. Chen†, and Sze-Bi Hsu‡
Author affiliations: *National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan; †Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan; ‡National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

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Table 2

Estimated intervals of epidemiologic importance for SARS outbreaks, Taiwan, May 5June 4, 2003a

Interval for: Mean estimate (days)
Admission to reclassification as probable case-patient 12.56
Admission to removal from suspected case-patient category 2.11
Probable case classification to death 24.31
Probable case classification to discharge 11.38

aSARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome.

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