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Transmission Route of Rhinovirus Type 39 in a Monodispersed Airborne Aerosol
Werner E. Bischoff , MD, PhD
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 31, No. 8 (August 2010), pp. 857-859
Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/655022
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The common cold affects millions of people. Unfortunately, it remains unknown whether cold viruses enter the respiratory tract only through the nose and mouth or whether they can also enter through the tear ducts. Transocular exposure to an airborne infectious dose of human rhinovirus did not lead to infection.
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