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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com SWINE INFLUENZA www.medicalppt.blogspot.com
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION Influenza pandemics are caused by influenza viruses that have adapted to human beings. Influenza virus can affect human, pigs, poultry, and horses.
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com SWINE INFLUENZA SWINE INFLUENZA Swine influenza is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by typeA influenza virus that regularly causes influenza outbreaks. Illness was first recognised in 1930. Recently human cases of swine influenza have been reported in several countries.
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com AGENT AGENT Recent Swine influenza is being caused by Influenza type A H1N1 virus. Like all influenza viruses, swine flu virus also changes constantly due to reassortment of genes and new novel strain can emerge for which human being have no immunity.
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com HOST HOST Swine influenza do not normally infect human. However sporadic human infection can occur. Most commonly these cases occur in persons having direct exposure to pigs. Human to human transmission appears to be the key factor representing the real pandemic threat. Transmission can occur pig to human,
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com Transmission Transmission The transmission is by droplet infection and fomites. Disease spread quickly in crowded places. Cold and dry weather enables the virus to survive longer outside the body. Virus is not transmitted by food. Properly handled and cooked pork is safe.
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com INCUBATION PERIOD INCUBATION PERIOD 1-7 days. 1-4 days(most likely)
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com COMMUNICABILITY COMMUNICABILITY From 1 day before to 7 days after the onset of symptoms. If illness persist for more than 7 days, chances of communicability may persist till resolution of illness. Children may spread the virus for a longer period(14 days).
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com CLINICAL FEATURES CLINICAL FEATURES Fever Upper respiratory symptoms such as cough and sore throat, running nose. Head ache, body ache, diarrhea and vomiting. Clinicians should expect complications to be similar to seasonal influenza: sinusitis, otitis media, croup, pneumonia, bronchiolitis, status asthamaticus, myocarditis, pericarditis, myositis, rhabdomyolysis, encephalitis, seizures, toxic shock syndrome and secondary bacterial pneumonia with or without sepsis, febrile seizures.
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For More lectures www.medicalppt.blogspot.com CASE DEFINITIONS CASE DEFINITIONS Suspected Case : Person with acute febrile illness(fever≥38C) with onset ̊ # within 7 days of close contact with a person who is a confirmed case of swine influenza A, or # within 7 days of travel to areas where there are one or more swine influenza cases, or # resides in a community where there are one or more confirmed swine influenza cases.
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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