Nipah virus infections. Diagnosis, preventiom, symptoms. 15th June 2018 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Nipah virus is classed as an airborne high consequence infectious disease (HCID) in England and clinical assessment should be performed by specialist hospital staff, with adherence to strict infection prevention and control precautions (see below) to prevent secondary transmission. There are currently no agreed case criteria for Nipah virus infection. Consider Nipah virus infection in a patient with a relevant travel or exposure history who presents with a compatible illness, with the onset of illness…

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