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Kawasaki syndrome: description of two outbreaks in the United States

The New England Journal of Medicine

Jun 25, 1981

Damon BellJohn F Modlin

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Investigation of two outbreaks of Kawasaki syndrome (KS) in the United States in 1979 and in 1980 revealed no evidence of person-to-person transmission or of a common-source exposure among patients. Questionnaire data showed that KS was more likely to occur in children of middle and upp...read more

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Laboratory Studies
Disease Outbreaks
Status Lymphaticus
Upper Respiratory Infections
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Paper Details
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  • Kawasaki syndrome: description of two outbreaks in the United States

    The New England Journal of Medicine

    Jun 25, 1981

    Damon BellJohn F Modlin

    PMID: 7231502

    DOI: 10.1056/nejm198106253042603

    Abstract

    Investigation of two outbreaks of Kawasaki syndrome (KS) in the United States in 1979 and in 1980 revealed no evidence of person-to-person transmission or of a common-source exposure among patients. Questionnaire data showed that KS was more likely to occur in children of middle and upp...read more

    Mentioned in this Paper

    Laboratory Studies
    Disease Outbreaks
    Status Lymphaticus
    Upper Respiratory Infections
    Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
    Paper Details
    References
    • References7
    • Citations57
    • References7
    • Citations57
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