High Prevalence of MERS-CoV Infection in Camel Workers in Saudi Arabia

The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a coronavirus (CoV)-mediated respiratory disease. Virus transmission occurs within health care settings, but cases also appear sporadically in the community. Camels are believed to be the source for community-acquired cases, but most patients do not hav...

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Main Authors: Abeer N. Alshukairi, Jian Zheng, Jingxian Zhao, Atef Nehdi, Salim A. Baharoon, Laila Layqah, Ahmad Bokhari, Sameera M. Al Johani, Nosaibah Samman, Mohamad Boudjelal, Patrick Ten Eyck, Maha A. Al-Mozaini, Jincun Zhao, Stanley Perlman, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili
Format: Article
Published: American Society for Microbiology 2018-10-01
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.01985-18