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primary atypical pneumonia

[′prī‚mer·ē ā′tip·ə·kəl nu̇′mō·nyə]
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To date, no Cathay Pacific crew member or front-line customer service employee has contracted atypical pneumonia in the course of their employment.
Since early February 2(103, hospitals at all levels in the health system were required to report cases of atypical pneumonia (probable SARS) immediately by telephone to the local center for disease control, which then forwarded reports electronically to the provincial center on the same day.
The convalescent-phase serum samples that had been collected from these patients for viral and atypical pneumonia serologic screening were retrieved for this study.
Three days after issuing a global alert (1) about cases of atypical pneumonia in several countries in southeast Asia, the World Health Organization (WHO) introduced the term SARS to the world's lexicon (2).
The strain of atypical pneumonia has killed at least 144 people and infected 3,169 mainly in Asia.
Although information is incomplete, retrospective case identification by Chinese and GOARN epidemiologists since May 2003 suggests that two respiratory disease outbreaks occurred in Guangdong Province in late November 2002: influenza and what now appears to have been a first wave of SARS cases--an atypical pneumonia that was characterized by small, seemingly unrelated clusters of cases scattered over several municipalities in Guangdong, with low-level transmission to healthcare workers (6).
The new strain of atypical pneumonia has claimed at least 144 lives and infected more than 3,100 mainly in Asia.
BioStar contributes to the agreement its proprietary technologies for high sensitivity, rapid testing to detect multiple analytes, which enables physicians to immediately detect the atypical pneumonia and prescribe the appropriate treatment.
Potential cases of infectious atypical pneumonia, later called SARS, were reported by hospitals to the Beijing Center for Disease Control, which initiated epidemiologic investigations.
More than 300 people from Amoy Gardens have come down with the new strain of atypical pneumonia.
In the week after the patient's death, a cluster of cases of atypical pneumonia surfaced, all of which could be traced to this patient.
The attack of atypical pneumonia has struck a great blow at our citizens and various trades, especially in tourism and local consumption sectors including retail, restaurant and entertainment areas,'' Leung told local lawmakers.

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