Direct Transmission of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus from Domestic Cat to Veterinary Personnel
Atsushi Yamanaka, Yumi Kirino, Sho Fujimoto, Naoyasu Ueda, Daisuke Himeji, Miho Miura, Putu E. Sudaryatma, Yukiko Sato, Hidenori Tanaka, Hirohisa Mekata, and Tamaki Okabayashi
Author affiliations: Miyazaki Prefectural Miyazaki Hospital, Miyazaki, Japan (A. Yamanaka, S. Fujimoto, N. Ueda, D. Himeji); University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki (Y. Kirino, P.E. Sudaryatma, Y. Sato, H. Tanaka, H. Mekata, T. Okabayashi); Miyazaki Prefectural Institute for Public Health and Environment, Miyazaki (M. Miura)
Figure 1. Timeline for transmission of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus from cat to veterinary personnel in animal hospital, Japan, 2018. Patient 1, veterinarian; patient 2, veterinary technician.
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