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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010


Effects of Mumps Outbreak in Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2006

Amanda L. Bonebrake, Christina Silkaitis, Gaurav Monga, Amy Galat, Jay Anderson, JoEllyn Tiesi Trad, Kenneth Hedley, Nanette Burgess, and Teresa R. ZembowerComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA (A.L. Bonebrake); University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago (A.L. Bonebrake); Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago (C. Silkaitis, G. Monga, A. Galat, J. Anderson, J.T. Trad, K. Hedley, N. Burgess, T.R. Zembower)

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Table 1

Epidemiology of 9 mumps cases, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2006*

2 30/F 0 Fever, chills, stiff neck, bilateral facial swelling May 5 + Not a case
3 26/F 2 Fatigue, fever, headache, stiff neck, bilateral facial swelling May 12 IND + Probable
4 39/F 0 Headache, sore throat, stiff neck, myalgias, bilateral facial swelling May 15 + IND Confirmed
5 38/F 0 Flu-like illness, bilateral facial swelling May 19 + Probable
6 30/F 0 Headache, sore throat, myalgias, tender submandibular nodes May 19 + Probable
7 26/F 2 Sore throat, headache, bilateral facial swelling May 22 + Confirmed
8 44/F 1 Bilateral facial swelling May 22 + Confirmed
9 35/M 0 Asymptomatic May 23 + + Confirmed

*MMR, measles, mumps, rubella; Ig, immunoglobulin; DoH, Department of Health; –, negative; +, positive; IND, indeterminate.

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