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Article: Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks

TitleRespiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks
Authors
KeywordsINFLUENZA-VIRUS
TRANSMISSION
CONTAMINATION
CORONAVIRUS
AIRBORNE
Issue Date2020
PublisherNature Publishing Group. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.nature.com/nm
Citation
Nature Medicine, 2020, v. 26 n. 5, p. 676-680 How to Cite?
AbstractWe identified seasonal human coronaviruses, influenza viruses and rhinoviruses in exhaled breath and coughs of children and adults with acute respiratory illness. Surgical face masks significantly reduced detection of influenza virus RNA in respiratory droplets and coronavirus RNA in aerosols, with a trend toward reduced detection of coronavirus RNA in respiratory droplets. Our results indicate that surgical face masks could prevent transmission of human coronaviruses and influenza viruses from symptomatic individuals.
DescriptionBronze open access
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/281979
ISSN
2019 Impact Factor: 36.13
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 13.959
ISI Accession Number ID
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dc.contributor.authorLeung, NHL-
dc.contributor.authorChu, DKW-
dc.contributor.authorShiu, EYC-
dc.contributor.authorChan, K-H-
dc.contributor.authorMcDevitt, JJ-
dc.contributor.authorHau, BJ-P-
dc.contributor.authorYen, H-L-
dc.contributor.authorLi, Y-
dc.contributor.authorIp, DKM-
dc.contributor.authorPeiris, JSM-
dc.contributor.authorSeto, W-H-
dc.contributor.authorLeung, GM-
dc.contributor.authorMilton, DK-
dc.contributor.authorCowling, BJ-
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-19T03:33:39Z-
dc.date.available2020-04-19T03:33:39Z-
dc.date.issued2020-
dc.identifier.citationNature Medicine, 2020, v. 26 n. 5, p. 676-680-
dc.identifier.issn1078-8956-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/281979-
dc.descriptionBronze open access-
dc.description.abstractWe identified seasonal human coronaviruses, influenza viruses and rhinoviruses in exhaled breath and coughs of children and adults with acute respiratory illness. Surgical face masks significantly reduced detection of influenza virus RNA in respiratory droplets and coronavirus RNA in aerosols, with a trend toward reduced detection of coronavirus RNA in respiratory droplets. Our results indicate that surgical face masks could prevent transmission of human coronaviruses and influenza viruses from symptomatic individuals.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherNature Publishing Group. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.nature.com/nm-
dc.relation.ispartofNature Medicine-
dc.rightsThis is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in [insert journal title]. The final authenticated version is available online at: https://doi.org/[insert DOI]-
dc.subjectINFLUENZA-VIRUS-
dc.subjectTRANSMISSION-
dc.subjectCONTAMINATION-
dc.subjectCORONAVIRUS-
dc.subjectAIRBORNE-
dc.titleRespiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.identifier.emailLeung, NHL: nanleung@connect.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailChu, DKW: dkwchu@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailShiu, EYC: eunshiu@connect.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailChan, K-H: chankh2@hkucc.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailHau, BJ-P: bhau@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailYen, H-L: hyen@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailLi, Y: liyg@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailIp, DKM: dkmip@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailPeiris, JSM: malik@hkucc.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailSeto, W-H: whseto@hkucc.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailLeung, GM: gmleung@hku.hk-
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dc.identifier.doi10.1038/s41591-020-0843-2-
dc.identifier.pmid32371934-
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dc.identifier.hkuros309697-
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dc.identifier.volume26-
dc.identifier.issue5-
dc.identifier.spage676-
dc.identifier.epage680-
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dc.publisher.placeUnited States-
dc.relation.erratumdoi:10.1038/s41591-020-0946-9-
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