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Diphtheria symptoms (3)

insidious onset of pharyngitis, membrane formation within 2-3 days which can cause respiratory obstruction, patient appears toxic but no fever


Hib symptoms (5)

meningitis, epiglottitis, PNA, arthritis, cellulitis


Hep A symptoms (7)

abrupt onset of fever, malaise, anorexia, nausea, abdominal discomfort, dark urine and jaundice


Hep B symptoms
Pre-icteric (11)
Icteric (5)

Pre icteric: insidious onset of malaise, anorexia, N/V, R upper quadrant abdominal pain, fever, HA, myalgia, skin rashes, arthralgia and arthritis, dark urine

Icteric: 1-3 weeks, jaundice, light or gray stools, hepatic tenderness and hepatomegaly


HPV symptoms (2)
What cancers can HPV give rise to?

anogenital warts, respiratory papillomatosis

cervical and vaginal, vulvar or penile cancers


Flu symptoms (5)

abrupt onset of fever, myalgia, sore throat, nonproductive cough, HA


Measles symptoms (6)

increasing fever, cough, runny nose, conjunctivitis, koplik spots (rash on mucous membranes), maculopapular eruption


Meningococcal disease symptoms (6)

sudden onset of fever, HA, stiff neck, N/V, photophobia, altered mental status


Mumps symptoms (4)

myalgia, malaise, HA, low-grade fever


Pertussis symptoms (4)

runny nose, sneezing, low-grade fever, occasional cough that becomes more severe and long-lasting


Pneumococcal disease symptoms (4)

abrupt onset of fever and chills or rigors, single rigor, repeated shaking chills uncommon, pleuritic chest pain


Polio - 4 forms of disease process
How many cases result in flaccid paralysis?

1. asymptomatic
2. minor nonspecific illness
3. nonparalytic aseptic meningitis
4. prodrome symptom

less than 1% of all polio cases result in flaccid paralysis


Rotavirus symptoms (3)

self-limited watery diarrhea or severe dehydrating diarrhea and vomiting


Rubella symptoms (5)

1-5 day prodrome with low-grade fever, malaise, lymphadenopathy, URI; maculopapular rash


tetanus symptoms (9)

lockjaw, nuchal rigidity, difficulty swallowing, rigidity of muscles, elevated temp, sweating, elevated BP, rapid HR, spasms


Varicella symptoms (1)

vesicular rash on trunk then extremities


What are the only permanent contraindications to receiving a vaccine? (3)

1. Severe allergic reaction to a vaccine component or following a prior dose
2. Encephalopathy not due to another identifiable cause occurring within 7 days of pertussis vaccine
3. Severe combined immunodeficiency or history of intussusception for rotavirus vaccine