Emerging Infectious Disease1

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Emerging Infectious Diseases 11.2. CDC Case Criteria: 3 categories for case classification Clinical Epidemiologic Laboratory Asymptomatic or mild respiratory illness Travel within 10 days of symptom onset to area with current or previously documented or suspected SARS OR Confirmed • Diction of Ab to SARS-CoV in specimens during acute illness or >21 d after illness onset OR • Detection of SARS-CoV RNA by RT-PCR confirmed by 2 nd PCR assay using 2 nd specimen aliquot and different primers OR • Isolation of SARS-CoV Moderate Respiratory illness Close contact within 10 days of symptom onset with person with known or suspected SARS Negative • T>100.4°F • Absence of Ab to SARS-CoV >21 d after illness onset • One or more of cough, SOB, difficulty breathing, hypoxia Severe Respiratory Illness Undetermined Findings above AND • Laboratory testing not performed or incomplete • Radiographic evidence of pneumonitis • Respiratory distress syndrome • Autopsy findings of pneumonia
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