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Volume 17, Number 4—April 2011


Nosocomial Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United Kingdom, 2009–2010

Joanne E. EnstoneComments to Author , Puja R. Myles, Peter J.M. Openshaw, Elaine M. Gadd, Wei Shen Lim, Malcolm G. Semple, Robert C. Read, Bruce L. Taylor, James McMenamin, Colin Armstrong, Barbara Bannister, Karl G. Nicholson, and Jonathan S. Nguyen-Van-Tam
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK (J.E. Enstone, P.R. Myles, J.S. Nguyen-Van-Tam); Imperial College, London, UK (P.J.M. Openshaw); Department of Health, London (E.M. Gadd, C. Armstrong, B. Bannister); Nottingham University Hospitals National Health Service Trust, Nottingham (W.S. Lim); University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (M.G. Semple); University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK (R.C. Read); Portsmouth Hospitals National Health Service Trust, Portsmouth, UK (B.L. Taylor); Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland (J. McMenamin); University Hospitals of Leicester National Health Service Trust, Leicester, UK (K.G. Nicholson)

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Table 1

Characteristics of 15 hospitalized adults with nosocomial pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United Kingdom, 2009–2010

Patient no. Age, y/sex Reason for admission Main underlying illnesses Signs and symptoms
1 51/F Pancreatitis None recorded Fever, unknown data in other fields
2 44/M Transplant complications Lymphoma Productive cough, headache, coryza, myalgia
3 34/M Emergency surgery Diabetes Unknown
4 18/F Elective surgery Neurodegenerative disease Dyspnea, malaise
5 48/M Chemotherapy Hematologic malignancy Fever, sore throat
6 43/M Pancreatitis Chronic liver disease Fever, malaise, myalgia
7 51/M Not recorded Lymphoma Fever, dry cough, diarrhea, myalgia, arthralgia
8 39/F Metastatic soft tissue Malignancy Dry cough, dyspnea
9 76/M Elective surgery Diabetes, heart disease Productive cough, diarrhea, dyspnea
10 45/F Not stated Myeloma Fever, productive cough, nausea, anorexia, malaise
11 44/F Psoriasis Psoriasis Fever, unknown data in other fields
12 22/M Posttransplant complications Renal transplant, congenital abnormalities Fever, cough, anorexia, malaise
13 52/M Elective procedure Lymphocytic leukemia Dyspnea, altered consciousness
14 33/F Obstetric complications None recorded Fever, productive cough
15 60/M Cerebrovascular disease Diabetes, obesity Unknown

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