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Kawasaki syndrome: description of two outbreaks in the United States

The New England Journal of Medicine

Jun 25, 1981

D M BellJ F Modlin

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

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

The New England Journal of Medicine

Jun 25, 1981

D M BellJ 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

Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Laboratory Studies
Status Lymphaticus
Disease Outbreaks
Upper Respiratory Infections

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  • References7
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