Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections in two returning travellers in the Netherlands, May 2014

M Kraaij-Dirkzwager, A Timen, K (Kees) Dirksen, Luc Gelinck, E Leyten, P Groeneveld, C Jansen, Marcel Jonges, Stalinraj Victor, I Thurkow, R van Gageldonk-Lafeber, Annemiek Baltissen - van der Eijk, Marion Koopmans

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Abstract

Two patients, returning to the Netherlands from pilgrimage in Medina and Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, were diagnosed with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in May 2014. The source and mode of transmission have not yet been determined. Hospital-acquired infection and community-acquired infection are both possible.
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Pages (from-to)2-7
Number of pages6
JournalEurosurveillance
Volume19
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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