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Transmission of community- and hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2 in hospital settings in the UK: a cohort study

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Background Nosocomial spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been widely reported, but the transmission pathways among patients and healthcare workers (HCWs) are unclear. Identifying the risk factors and drivers for these nosocomial transmissions is critical for infection prevention and control interventions. The main aim of our study was to quantify the relative importance of different transmission pathways of SARS-CoV-2 in the hospital setting. Methods a...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1003816

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0216-9550
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5095-6367
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6825-9324
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0421-9264

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Public Library of Science
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PLoS Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
10
Article number:
e1003816
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2021-10-12
Acceptance date:
2021-09-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pmid:
34637439
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1202566
Local pid:
pubs:1202566
Deposit date:
2021-11-24

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