Volume 20, Number 9—September 2014
Enhanced MERS Coronavirus Surveillance of Travelers from the Middle East to England
|Characteristics||No. tested||No. (%) MERS coronavirus–positive|
|Age group, y|
|Pulmonary parenchymal involvement||34||2 (6)|
|Acute respiratory distress syndrome||7||2 (29)|
|Mechanical ventilation||15||2 (13)|
|Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation||2||2 (100)|
|Travel history in exposure period* before symptom onset†|
|Kingdom of Saudi Arabia||40||1 (3)|
|United Arab Emirates||27||0|
*Exposure period was 10 days until June 2013, when it was increased to 14 days.
†Some patients had also traveled to countries outside the Middle East.