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Volume 17, Number 4—April 2011

Shedding of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus among Health Care Personnel, Seattle, Washington, USA

Meagan K. KayComments to Author , Danielle M. Zerr, Janet A. Englund, Betsy L. Cadwell, Jane Kuypers, Paul Swenson, Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, Shaquita L. Bell, and Jeffrey S. Duchin
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M. Kay, B.L. Cadwell); Public Health–Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA (M. Kay, P. Swenson, T.S. Kwan-Gett, J.S. Duchin); Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle (D.M. Zerr, J.A. Englund, S.L. Bell); University of Washington, Seattle (J. Kuypers, T.S. Kwan-Gett, J.S. Duchin)

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Signs and symptoms among 16 health care personnel infected with pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Seattle, Washington, USA*

Sign or symptom No. (%) persons
Cough 16 (100)
Myalgia 15 (94)
Headache 15 (94)
Chills 12 (75)
Sore throat 10 (63)
Measured fever† 7 (44)
Subjective fever‡ 5 (31)
Diarrhea 3 (19)
Vomiting 3 (19)

*Information on all symptoms was not available for 1 infected person.
†Oral temperature >100.5°F during illness.
‡Fever but no measurement of an oral temperature >100.5°F during illness.

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