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Fowler RA, Lapinsky SE, Hallett D, et al

  • Critically Ill Patients With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • JAMA 2003;290:367-373

Wong RS, Wu A, To KF, Lee N, Lam CW, Wong CK, Chan PK, Ng MH, Yu LM, Hui DS, Tam JS, Cheng G, Sung JJ.

  • Haematological manifestations in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome: retrospective analysis.
  • BMJ. 2003 Jun 21;326(7403):1358-62.

Antonio GE, Wong KT, Hui DS, Wu A, Lee N, Yuen EH, Leung CB, Rainer TH, Cameron P, Chung SS, Sung JJ, Ahuja AT.

  • Thin-Section CT in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Following Hospital Discharge: Preliminary Experience.
  • Radiology. 2003 Jun 12 [Epub ahead of print]

Fouchier RA, Kuiken T, Schutten M, Van Amerongen G, Van Doornum GJ, Van Den Hoogen BG, Peiris M, Lim W, Stohr K, Osterhaus AD.

  • Aetiology: Koch's postulates fulfilled for SARS virus.
  • Nature. 2003 May 15;423(6937):240.

So LK, Lau AC, Yam LY, Cheung TM, Poon E, Yung RW, Yuen KY.

  • Development of a standard treatment protocol for severe acute respiratory syndrome.
  • Lancet. 2003 May 10;361(9369):1615-7.

Anand K, Ziebuhr J, Wadhwani P, Mesters JR, Hilgenfeld R.

  • Coronavirus Main Proteinase (3CLpro) Structure: Basis for Design of Anti-SARS Drugs.
  • Science. 2003 May 13.

Lapinsky SE, Hawryluck L.

  • ICU management of severe acute respiratory syndrome.
  • Intensive Care Med. 2003 May 9.

Seto WH, Tsang D, Yung RW, Ching TY, Ng TK, Ho M, Ho LM, Peiris JS.

  • Effectiveness of precautions against droplets and contact in prevention of nosocomial transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
  • Lancet. 2003 May 3;361(9368):1519-20.

Booth CM, Matukas LM, Tomlinson GA, Rachlis AR, Rose DB, Dwosh HA, Walmsley SL, Mazzulli T, Avendano M, Derkach P, Ephtimios IE, Kitai I, Mederski BD, Shadowitz SB, Gold WL, Hawryluck LA, Rea E, Chenkin JS, Cescon DW, Poutanen SM, Detsky AS.

  • Clinical Features and Short-term Outcomes of 144 Patients With SARS in the Greater Toronto Area.
  • JAMA. 2003 May 6.

Masur H, Emanuel E, Lane HC.

  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: Providing Care in the Face of Uncertainty.
  • JAMA. 2003 May 6.

Marra MA, Jones SJ, Astell CR, Holt RA, Brooks-Wilson A, Butterfield YS, Khattra J, Asano JK, Barber SA, Chan SY, Cloutier A, Coughlin SM, Freeman D, Girn N, Griffith OL, Leach SR, Mayo M, McDonald H, Montgomery SB, Pandoh PK, Petrescu AS, Robertson AG, Schein JE, Siddiqui A, Smailus DE, Stott JM, Yang GS, Plummer F, Andonov A, Artsob H, Bastien N, Bernard K, Booth TF, Bowness D, Drebot M, Fernando L, Flick R, Garbutt M, Gray M, Grolla A, Jones S, Feldmann H, Meyers A, Kabani A, Li Y, Normand S, Stroher U, Tipples GA, Tyler S, Vogrig R, Ward D, Watson B, Brunham RC, Krajden M, Petric M, Skowronski DM, Upton C, Roper RL.

  • The Genome Sequence of the SARS-Associated Coronavirus.
  • Science. 2003 May 1.

Rota PA, Oberste MS, Monroe SS, Nix WA, Campagnoli R, Icenogle JP, Penaranda S, Bankamp B, Maher K, Chen MH, Tong S, Tamin A, Lowe L, Frace M, DeRisi JL, Chen Q, Wang D, Erdman DD, Peret TC, Burns C, Ksiazek TG, Rollin PE, Sanchez A, Liffick S, Holloway B, Limor J, McCaustland K, Olsen-Rassmussen M, Fouchier R, Gunther S, Osterhaus AD, Drosten C, Pallansch MA, Anderson LJ, Bellini WJ.

  • Characterization of a Novel Coronavirus Associated with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
  • Science. 2003 May 1.

Ksiazek TG, Erdman D, Goldsmith CS, Zaki SR, Peret T, Emery S, Tong S, Urbani C, Comer JA, Lim W, Rollin PE, Dowell SF, Ling AE, Humphrey CD, Shieh WJ, Guarner J, Paddock CD, Rota P, Fields B, DeRisi J, Yang JY, Cox N, Hughes JM, LeDuc JW, Bellini WJ, Anderson LJ.

  • A novel coronavirus associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome.
  • N Engl J Med. 2003 May 15;348(20):1953-66.

Drosten C, Gunther S, Preiser W, van der Werf S, Brodt HR, Becker S, Rabenau H, Panning M, Kolesnikova L, Fouchier RA, Berger A, Burguiere AM, Cinatl J, Eickmann M, Escriou N, Grywna K, Kramme S, Manuguerra JC, Muller S, Rickerts V, Sturmer M, Vieth S, Klenk HD, Osterhaus AD, Schmitz H, Doerr HW.

  • Identification of a novel coronavirus in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome.
  • N Engl J Med. 2003 May 15;348(20):1967-76.

Poutanen SM, Low DE, Henry B, Finkelstein S, Rose D, Green K, Tellier R, Draker R, Adachi D, Ayers M, Chan AK, Skowronski DM, Salit I, Simor AE, Slutsky AS, Doyle PW, Krajden M, Petric M, Brunham RC, McGeer AJ.

  • Identification of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Canada.
  • N Engl J Med. 2003 May 15;348(20):1995-2005.

Clinical Progression and viral load in a community outbreak of coronavirus-associated SARS pneumonia: a prospective study.

  • Lancet.

Epidemiological determinants of spread of causal agent of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong.

  • Lancet (published online May 7th)


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