Sunday, May 2, 2010

Symptoms and Definitions

When exposed to this disease, general symptoms are similar to influenza, with clinical signs:
- Fever, cough, runny nose, lethargy, fatigue, sore throat
- Quick breath or difficulty breathing
- Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
through droplet transmission mode or saliva, sneezing, and can also directly contact through those infected. Incubation period 3-5 days the virus, although some are mentioned 2-3 days.

A person with symptoms of acute respiratory infection (fever> 38 degrees Celsius) ranging from mild symptoms of Influenza Like Illnes (ILI) to pneumonia, plus one of the following circumstances:
- Within 7 days before illness case of contact with swine influenza (H1N1)
- Within 7 days before illness had visited the area contained one or more cases
swine influenza (H1N1)

A person with suspected symptoms accompanied by positive laboratory result for influenza A but can not be known subtype by using the reagent of seasonal influenza. Or the person who died of acute respiratory infection diseases of unknown cause and epidemiologic correlates (contact within 7 days before onset) with cases of probable or confirmation

Someone with symptoms of suspected or probable and laboratory confirmed swine influenza (H1N1) by checking one or more of the following tests:
- Real Time RT PCR
- Culture Virus
- Improvement of four times a specific antibody swine influenza (H1N1) with the neutralization test

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