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What is Type A Influenza?

What is Type A Influenza?

  • Type A Influenza: Type A influenza is a subtype of the influenza virus that can cause cause serious illness and result in pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respiratory and constitutional (e.g. headache, aching muscles) symptoms. The influenza virus can mutate and produce different strains though the symptoms are the same. This frequent mutation means that people need regular vaccinations to ensure they are protected against new strains as they arise.

Type A Influenza: Introduction

Types of Type A Influenza:

Broader types of Type A Influenza:

How serious is Type A Influenza?

Complications of Type A Influenza: see complications of Type A Influenza

What causes Type A Influenza?

Causes of Type A Influenza: see causes of Type A Influenza
Risk factors for Type A Influenza: see risk factors for Type A Influenza

What are the symptoms of Type A Influenza?

Symptoms of Type A Influenza: see symptoms of Type A Influenza

Complications of Type A Influenza: see complications of Type A Influenza

Can anyone else get Type A Influenza?

More information: see contagiousness of Type A Influenza
Inheritance: see inheritance of Type A Influenza

Type A Influenza: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type A Influenza.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Type A Influenza.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Type A Influenza: Family Medicine Physician, Pediatrician, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Type A Influenza.
Treatments for Type A Influenza: see treatments for Type A Influenza
Research for Type A Influenza: see research for Type A Influenza

Name of Type A Influenza

Main name of condition: Type A Influenza

 

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