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case definition for suspected SARS

fever > 38
lower respiratory tract symptoms
exposure within 10 days- China

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case definition for probable SARS

fever > 38
lower respiratory tract symptoms
exposure within 10 days- China
CXR- pneumonia and ARDS

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definitive diagnosis for SARS

PCR of sputum or stool

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incubation period for SARS

2-10 days

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symptoms missing from SARS

rash
neurologic findings
coryza
sore throat

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key symptoms of SARS

fever
DRY cough

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treatment of SARS

supportive care
isolation
contact precaution, goggles, mask

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risk factors for MERS

recent travel within 14 days to Arabian peninsula

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mild MERS

fever > 38
cough
dyspnea
trouble breathing

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severe MERS

CXR with pneumonia, ARDS

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spread of MERS

airborne
person to person contact