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Influenza Virus Aerosols in Human Exhaled Breath: Particle Size, Culturability, and Effect of Surgical Masks

  • Donald K. Milton mail,

    dmilton@umd.edu

    Affiliations: Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • M. Patricia Fabian equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: M. Patricia Fabian, James J. McDevitt

    Affiliations: Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Benjamin J. Cowling,

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li KaShing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

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  • Michael L. Grantham,

    Affiliation: Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • James J. McDevitt equal contributor

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: M. Patricia Fabian, James J. McDevitt

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: March 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003205

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