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ZJRMS 2015, 17(1): 37-39 Back to browse issues page
Clinical Presentation and Final Outcome in Definite Cases of Influenza A (H1N1) in Kashan, Iran
Mansooreh Momen-Heravi , Hasan Afzali , Zahra Soleimani , Alireza Sharif , Reza Razzaghi , S. Alireza Moravvegi , Habibollah Rahimi , Mohammad Gheisari
Department of Infectious Disease, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran , Soleimani.zahra@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (6929 Views)
Background : Influenza A (H1N1) imposed a considerable burden on our health community. This study was conducted to evaluate the clinical and paraclinical pattern of the disease in influenza A (H1N1) patients in Kashan.
Materials and Methods :
This descriptive study was carried out on 87 definite cases of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) diagnosed from July to January 2009 in Kashan. The clinical and paraclinical information were collected and analyzed by SPSS-13.
Results :
The majority of patients were in age group 16-25 years and 50.6% of patients were male. The most common clinical symptoms were fever (92%), cough (78.2%) and dyspnea (54%). The most important paraclinical findings were: leokocytosis (41.3%) increased ESR (46.6%), positive CRP (48.7%). The mortality was seen in 8 patients (9.2%).
Conclusion :
Regarding to majority of death has occurred in patients with underlying disease, annual prophylaxis by influenza vaccine and early treatment to prevent of morbidity and mortality is recommended.
Keywords: Influenza A (H1N1), Clinical presentation, Outcome
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Infectious Disease
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Momen-Heravi M, Afzali H, Soleimani Z, Sharif A, Razzaghi R, Moravvegi S A, et al . Clinical Presentation and Final Outcome in Definite Cases of Influenza A (H1N1) in Kashan, Iran . ZJRMS. 2015; 17 (1) :37-39
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