Data from: Individual correlates of infectivity of influenza A virus infections in households

Tim Tsang, Vicky Fang, Kwok-Hung Chan, Dennis Ip, Gabriel Leung, J. S. Peiris, Benjamin Cowling, Simon Cauchemez, Tim K. Tsang, Vicky J. Fang, Dennis K. M. Ip, Gabriel M. Leung, J. S. Malik Peiris & Benjamin J. Cowling
Background: Identifying individual correlates of infectivity of influenza virus is important for disease control and prevention. Viral shedding is used as a proxy measure of infectivity in many studies. However, the evidence for this is limited. Methods: In a detailed study of influenza virus transmission within households in 2008–12, we recruited index cases with confirmed influenza infection from outpatient clinics, and followed up their household contacts for 7–10 days to identify secondary infections. We used...
1 citation reported since publication in 2017.
162 views reported since publication in 2017.

These counts follow the COUNTER Code of Practice, meaning that Internet robots and repeats within a certain time frame are excluded.
What does this mean?
12 downloads reported since publication in 2017.

These counts follow the COUNTER Code of Practice, meaning that Internet robots and repeats within a certain time frame are excluded.
What does this mean?