Exam & Evaluation (Influenza: Not Just a Bad Cold)
Questions: Please respond to following statements.
In the northern hemisphere, the typical flu season occurs from:
September to December
December to April
October to March
A worldwide epidemic is called a *(one word)
In a typical flu epidemic, the number of cases usually peak in about 3 weeks and subside after another 3 or 4 weeks.
Which type of flu virus causes the worst disease?
Which group is the primary reservoir for Influenza A virus?
Which protein binds Influenza A to the host cell?
Antigenic shift involves which of the following?
Small changes in the influenza A RNA strands
Reassortment of the influenza A RNA strands
What is the main cause of Influenza A related death?
Pneumonia due to secondary bacterial infection
Adults are typically infectious the day before symptoms begin.
Rapid diagnostic tests can return a result, either positive or negative, for influenza in less than 30 minutes.
Women who will be pregnant during flu season should get the "killed virus" vaccine.
People who are 6 months to 18 years of age, and take aspirin daily, should get the killed virus shot.
Neither amantadine nor rimantadine are currently recommended for the treatment or chemoprophylaxis of influenza A in the United States.
Restriction of contagious visitors and health care personnel is an important strategy for controlling influenza in the healthcare setting.
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