Gaurav Shenoyalmost 3 years ago

How should patients be evaluated for avian influenza (H5N1)?

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almost 3 years ago

Patient evaluation of Avian Influenza • Critical condition which can prove fatal without hospitalization • Temperature remains 38 C (100.4 F) or higher in previous 24 hours / History of feeling feverish in previous 24 hours • Radiography reveals ARDS or pneumonia • Minimum 1 potential exposure after 7 days of symptom onset - Travel history where Avian influenza is currently or previously documented in humans or birds - Less than 6 feet distance with a confirmed case of Avian influenza - Working in healthcare industry especially in a laboratory where dealing live HPAI H5N1 virus

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