Volume 16, Number 9—September 2010
Influenza in Refugees on the Thailand–Myanmar Border, May–October 2009
|Condition (age, y)||Strict case definition (up to 2009 Jul 27)||Expanded case definition (from 2009 Jul 28)|
|Influenza-like illness||Fever >38°C AND cough or sore throat AND does not meet criteria for pneumonia||Fever >38°C (or history of fever) AND cough or sore throat AND does not meet criteria for pneumonia|
|Pneumonia (<5)||Pneumonia: cough or difficulty breathing AND increased respiratory rate (as defined by the WHO IMCI )||No change|
|Severe pneumonia: cough or difficulty breathing AND >1 of: lower chest wall in-drawing, nasal flaring, grunting|
|Pneumonia (>5)||Fever >38°C AND cough or difficulty breathing AND abnormal chest examination||Fever >38°C (or history of fever) AND cough or difficulty breathing AND abnormal chest examination|
*WHO, World Health Organization; IMCI, Integrated Management of Childhood Illness.
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