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Volume 5, Number 2—April 1999


Air Evacuation under High-Level Biosafety Containment: The Aeromedical Isolation Team1

George W. ChristopherComments to Author  and Edward M. Eitzen
Author affiliations: U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA

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Table 2

Dimensions of portable isolators

Isolator Length (cm) Width (cm) Height (cm) Weight (kg)
Stretcher 221 69 86 45
Vickers aircraft transport 221 91 152 112

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1An earlier version of this paper was presented at the 84th Panel Symposium of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Aerospace Medical Panel, Aeromedical Support Issues in Contingency Operations, Session VII, Control of Communicable Diseases, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1 October 1997.