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68wm6 p2 Ped Com Dis

Pediatric Communicable Diseases

QuestionAnswer
Whats the incubation period of chicken pox? 2-3 weeks
What is considered the probable contagious period of chicken pox? 1 day prior to eruption and 6 days after crusts form on vesicles
How is chicken pox spread? primarily secretions of the respiratory tract of infected persons; to lesser degree skin lesions
What is given to immunosuppressed children who are exposed to chicken pox? Acyclovir (Zovirax) or immune globulin (VZIG)
How is german measles spread? primarily nasopharyngeal secretions of infected person; also present in blood, urine, and stool
S/Sx of german measles *Mild fever and sore throat *Maculopapular rash *Enlarged glands at back of neck
What is the incubation period of german measles? 2-3 weeks
What is the contagious period of german measles? 7 days before to 5 days after rash appears
How is hepatitis A spread? fecal-oral route, usually from contaminated food or water
What is the incubation period of Hepatitis A? 15-50 days (average 25-30)
What is the contagious period of Hepatitis A? uncertain, virus may be shielded for 6 months in neonates
How is hepatitis A spread? *Blood or blood products contaminated with HBV *Intimate physical contact
What is the incubation period of Hepatitis A? 30-180 days (average 50)
What is the contagious period of Hepatitis B? uncertain, may persist in carrier state years to lifetime
How is Infectious Mononucleosis spread? oral secretions, spread by direct contact only
What is the incubation period of Infectious Mononucleosis? 4-6 weeks
How is Measles spread? respiratory tract secretions, blood, and urine of infected person
What is the incubation period of Measles? 2-3 weeks
What is the contagious period of Measles? 4 days before to 5 days after rash appears
How is Mumps spread? saliva of infected persons
S/Sx of mumps: *Fever, headache, and vomiting *Painful swelling of glands near ear and jaw line *Enlarged parotid gland *May be bilateral
S/Sx of measles: *Fever, cough, and conjunctivitis *Koplik's spots *Maculopapular rash erupts
S/Sx of polio: *Headache, fever *Stiff neck and stiff back *Paralysis
What is the incubation period of Polio? 7 – 14 days
What is the contagious period of whooping cough? 5-21 days (average 10d)
How is Lyme Disease spread? Ticks
S/Sx of Lyme Disease: *Skin lesions at site of tick bite *Macule with raised border and clear center *May "burn“ *Fever *Arthralgia *May lead to heart and neurologic involvement
What is the incubation period of Lyme Disease? 3-32 days
Tx of Lyme Disease amoxicillin or doxycycline
How is Diphtheria spread? contact with a patient or carrier
S/Sx of diphtheria: *Common cold with purulent nasal discharge *Malaise, sore throat *White or gray membrane forms in the throat, causing respiratory distress
S/Sx of Roseola: *Persistent high (103-105 F) fever that drops rapidly as the rash appears *Macupapular rash is non-pruritic and blanches easily
What is the incubation period of Roseola? 5-15 days
What is the contagious period of Roseola? Until rash fades
How is Smallpox spread? Virus. Respiratory droplets
True or False: With smallpox, only one stage of the lesion at time is present on the body. True
What is the incubation period of Smallpox? 7-17 days
What causes scarlet fever? Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus
S/Sx of scarlet fever: *Tachycardia *Strawberry tongue, pinpoint rash *Circumoral pallor, desquamation
What is the Tx of scarlet fever? Penicillin therapy
What is the disease that causes a "slapped cheek" appearance? Fifth disease
What is a macule? circular reddened area
What is a papule? circular reddened area that is elevated
What is a vesicle? circular reddened are that is elevated and filled with fluid
What is a pustule? Circular reddened are on skin that is elvated And contains pus
What is pathognomonic? A term used to describe a lesion or symptom that is characteristic of a specific illness
Name three biological agents used as weapons *Anthrax *Smallpox *Ebola virus
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