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Pediatric Infectious and Communicable Diseases
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How high is the secondary infection rate in susceptible domestic contacts with measles?
What is measles marked by?
Prodromal fever, cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, and pathognomonic anthem I.e. koplik spots), followed by an erythematous maculopapular rash
When does the peak incidence of measles infection occur?
Late winter and spring
How long can measles respiratory droplets remain contagious?
Can remain contagious in the air or on surfaces for two hours.
What is the incubation period for measles?
treatment of measles
A viral infection that affects the salivary glands
When is mumps most contagious
5 days following onset of symptoms
Assessment findings in a patient with mumps?
swollen salivary glands on one or both sides
highly contagious viral infection
How long is chicken pox contagious?
until 6 days after start of rash and all lesions have formed crusts
Complications of varicella
whooping cough; highly contagious bacterial infection of the pharynx, larynx, and trachea caused by Bordetella pertussis
What is the time frame between exposure to pertussis and development of symptoms?
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