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Volume 23, Number 6—June 2017

Research

Hospital Outbreaks of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Daejeon, South Korea, 2015

Jung Wan Park, Keon Joo Lee, Kang Hyoung Lee, Sang Hyup Lee, Jung Rae Cho, Jin Won Mo, Soo Young Choi, Geun Yong Kwon, Ji-Yeon Shin, Jee Young Hong, Jin Kim, Mi-Yeon Yeon, Jong Seok Oh, and Hae-Sung NamComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cheongju, South Korea (J.W. Park, K.J. Lee); Sokcho Medical Center, Sokcho, South Korea (K.H. Lee); Ulsan Metropolitan City Hall, Ulsan, South Korea (S.H. Lee); Daejeon Provincial Government, Daejeon, South Korea (J.R. Cho); Chuncheongbukdo Provincial Government, Cheongju (J.W. Mo); DaeChung Hospital, Daejeon (S.Y. Choi); Ministry of Health and Welfare, Sejong, South Korea (G.Y. Kwon); Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon (J.-Y. Shin); Konyang University College of Medicine, Daejeon (J.Y. Hong); Chungnam National University School of Medicine, Daejeon (J. Kim, M.-Y. Yeon, H.-S. Nam); Gwanggyo Ean Pediatric Clinic, Suwon, South Korea (J.S. Oh)

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Estimated incubation periods for the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak in Daejeon, South Korea, 2015. Curves indicate estimated cumulative fractions of cases corresponding to the incubation periods, estimated by creating log-normal density functions fitting the observed data. Horizontal lines indicate 95% CIs for the 5th, 50th, and 95th percentiles of the estimated incubation periods. A) Total; estimated median incubation period was 6.1 (95% CI 4.7–7.5) days. B) Hospital A; estimated med

Figure 2. Estimated incubation periods for the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak in Daejeon, South Korea, 2015. Curves indicate estimated cumulative fractions of cases corresponding to the incubation periods, estimated by creating log-normal density functions fitting the observed data. Horizontal lines indicate 95% CIs for the 5th, 50th, and 95th percentiles of the estimated incubation periods. A) Total; estimated median incubation period was 6.1 (95% CI 4.7–7.5) days. B) Hospital A; estimated median incubation period was 8.8 (95% CI 7.2–10.4) days. C) Hospital B; estimated median incubation period was 4.6 (95% CI 2.9–6.2) days.

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