Chapter 6. Radiology of SARS

  1. Malik Peiris1,
  2. Larry J Anderson2,
  3. Albert DME Osterhaus3,
  4. Klaus Stohr4 and
  5. Kwok-yung Yuen1
  1. Clara GC Ooi

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755952.ch6

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

How to Cite

Ooi, C. G. (2005) Radiology of SARS, in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (eds M. Peiris, L. J. Anderson, A. D. Osterhaus, K. Stohr and K.-y. Yuen), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755952.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR

  2. 2

    Chief, Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, MS A34, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands

  4. 4

    Global Influenza Programme, CDS/CSR/RMD, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130318

Online ISBN: 9780470755952



  • radiology;
  • pleural effusions;
  • chest radiography;
  • pneumonia;
  • lung changes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Radiological diagnosis

  • Radiographical features

  • Correlation between radiological and clinical parameters

  • High resolution computed tomography (HRCT)

  • SARS versus non-SARS pneumonia

  • Follow-up of lung changes

  • Control of cross-infection

  • Conclusion