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Table 1 Characteristics of the airborne infections analysed in the study

From: Potential for airborne transmission of infection in the waiting areas of healthcare premises: stochastic analysis using a Monte Carlo model

Infectious agent Mean quanta production rate (quanta/h) Standard deviation (quanta/h)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis 12.7 [8] 3.0
Influenza virus 100.0 [17] 25.0
Measles virus 570.0 [17] 143.0
Hypothetical 2000.0 500.0