Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:

login

Log in to your personal account or through your institution.

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
DOI: 10.1086/655022
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/655022
Page Count: 3
  • Subscribe ($19.50)
  • Cite this Item
Transmission Route of Rhinovirus Type 39 in a Monodispersed Airborne Aerosol
Preview not available

Abstract

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.

Page Thumbnails