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The survival of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus on 4 household surfaces.

Abstract:

We investigated the survival of a pandemic strain of influenza A H1N1 on a variety of common household surfaces where multiple samples were taken from 4 types of common household fomite at 7 time points. Results showed that influenza A H1N1sw virus particles remained infectious for 48 hours on a wooden surface, for 24 hours on stainless steel and plastic surfaces, and for 8 hours on a cloth surface, although virus recovery from the cloth may have been suboptimal. Our results suggest that pand...

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10.1016/j.ajic.2013.10.016

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Journal:
American journal of infection control
Volume:
42
Issue:
4
Pages:
423-425
Publication date:
2014-04-01
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EISSN:
1527-3296
ISSN:
0196-6553
Source identifiers:
458813
Language:
English
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pubs:458813
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pubs:458813
Deposit date:
2014-11-08

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