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Respiratory viral surveillance of healthcare personnel and patients at an adult long-term care facility

  • Caroline A. O’Neil (a1), Lindsay Kim (a2) (a3), Mila M. Prill (a2), H. Keipp Talbot (a4), Brett Whitaker (a2), Senthilkumar K. Sakthivel (a5), Yange Zhang (a5), Jing Zhang (a6), Suxiang Tong (a2), Nimalie Stone (a7), Shikha Garg (a8), Susan I. Gerber (a2) and Hilary M. Babcock (a1)...

Abstract

We conducted active surveillance of acute respiratory viral infections (ARIs) among residents and healthcare personnel (HCP) at a long-term care facility during the 2015–2016 respiratory illness season. ARIs were observed among both HCP and patients, highlighting the importance of including HCP in surveillance programs.

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Author for correspondence: Caroline O’Neil, Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, 4523 Clayton Ave. Box 8051, St Louis, MO 63110. E-mail: oneilc@wustl.edu.

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Respiratory viral surveillance of healthcare personnel and patients at an adult long-term care facility

  • Caroline A. O’Neil (a1), Lindsay Kim (a2) (a3), Mila M. Prill (a2), H. Keipp Talbot (a4), Brett Whitaker (a2), Senthilkumar K. Sakthivel (a5), Yange Zhang (a5), Jing Zhang (a6), Suxiang Tong (a2), Nimalie Stone (a7), Shikha Garg (a8), Susan I. Gerber (a2) and Hilary M. Babcock (a1)...

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