Hong Kong Med J 2009;15(Suppl 9):S27-9
Prevalence of SARS-CoV antibody in all Hong Kong patient contacts
GM Leung, LM Ho, TH Lam, AJ Hedley, JSM Peiris
Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
The near absence of transmission (seroprevalence=0.19%) resulting in asymptomatic infection in this representative high-risk group of close contacts indicates that the prevailing SARS-CoV strains in Hong Kong almost always led to clinically apparent disease.