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Leave entitlements, time off work and the household financial impacts of quarantine compliance during an H1N1 outbreak

Anne M Kavanagh1*, Kate E Mason1, Rebecca J Bentley1, David M Studdert2, Jodie McVernon3, James E Fielding456, Sylvia Petrony1, Lyle Gurrin7 and Anthony D LaMontagne8

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1 Centre for Women’s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

2 Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

3 Vaccine & Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

4 Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

5 National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

6 Victorian Government Department of Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

7 Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic (MEGA) Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

8 McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:311  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-311

Published: 20 November 2012

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