Infection control influence of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: A hospital-based analysis


During the study, the use of personal protective equipment after the occurrence of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) infections compared with the period before MERS infections increased dramatically from 2,947.4 to 10,283.9 per 1,000 patient-days for surgical masks and from 22 to 232 per 1,000 patient-days for N95 masks.

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Content Author: 
Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq, Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq, Rana Abdrabalnabi
Content Source: 
American Journal of Infection Control
Content Type: 
News