Volume 22, Number 5—May 2016
Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome at Tertiary Care Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2014
|Date||Setting where treated||Incubation period, d||Probability|
*Data are from patient 5 (Figure 1). The total probability is 0.50 for inpatient, 0.21 for the dialysis unit, and 0.10 for ED, so acquisition most probably occurred in the inpatient areas. ED, emergency department.
†Represents the incubation period if date of disease acquisition was March 24 and disease onset was April 2.
‡Represents the probability of an incubation period of 9 days (Table 1).
§Patient was treated in 2 settings on March 25, so probability is half of the probability for each setting.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
2Current affiliation: International Medical Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
3Current affiliation: Pfizer Inc., Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA.