Viral Infections

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Is the patient immunosuppressed?
  • Could this be bioterrorism?
  • Could this be an epidemic?
  • Consider contacting local and state health departments as well as CPC for epidemic/bioterrorism.
  • Early infectious disease consultation
  • Consider antiviral therapy.
  • Contact CDC for suspected smallpox infection.

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Last updated: May 16, 2010