Thursday, September 9, 2010

Avian Influenza Symptoms

Symptoms of avian influenza among poultry and humans differ.

A. Symptoms in Birds
'- Blue comb
'- Bleeding evenly on the feet in the form of red spots or sores on the feet often terpata
'- The presence of fluid in the eye and nose causing respiratory distress
'- Out until thick clear fluid from the mouth
'- Diarrhea
'- Often thirsty and soft egg shells
'- Sudden death is very high and the number approaches 100% within 2 days maximum of 1 week
'- The incubation period is about 1 week

B. Symptoms in Humans
'- Preceded the incubation period which lasts several days, generally 1-3 days, in children can be up to 21 days.
Initially the patient showed symptoms of fever and influenza-like symptoms such as headache, cough, runny nose, muscle aches, and sore throat. Sometimes symptoms of diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain, nose bleeding and bleeding in mouth. In children frequently encountered symptoms of otitis media (middle ear infection).
'- A few days later, shortness of breath, that is one occurrence of infection in the lung
'- Complications will occur if the patient was taken to the hospital too late for treatment. Complications are respiratory failure and multiple organ failure characterized by symptoms of non-functioning kidney and heart, up to sepsis and even death.

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