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Nosocomial Transmission of Undetected, Imported Measles in Taiwan, 2008

  • Susan Shin-Jung Lee (a1) (a2), Chin-Mei Ke (a3), Ming-Fang Cheng (a4) (a2), Ju-Hsin Chen (a5), Li-Jen Lin (a5), Min-Nan Hung (a5), Hsueh-Lan Chao (a3), Ching-Hsien Li (a3), Hui-Hua Lu (a3), Yu Hsiu Huang (a3), Yueh-Ju Chen (a3), Cheng-Len Sy (a1) (a2), Kuan-Sheng Wu (a1) (a2), Jui-Kuang Chen (a1) (a2), Hung-Chin Tsai (a1) (a2) and Yao-Shen Chen (a1) (a2)...

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Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (, yschen@vghks.gov.tw)

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