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What is Type A influenza subtype H9N2?

What is Type A influenza subtype H9N2?

  • Type A influenza subtype H9N2: 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. Influenza A H9N2 is a subtype of influenza which rarely causes infection in humans. A small number of cases occurred in China and Hong Kong in 1999 and 2003 and 2007.

Type A influenza subtype H9N2: Introduction

Types of Type A influenza subtype H9N2:

Broader types of Type A influenza subtype H9N2:

How serious is Type A influenza subtype H9N2?

Complications of Type A influenza subtype H9N2: see complications of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

What causes Type A influenza subtype H9N2?

Causes of Type A influenza subtype H9N2: see causes of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

What are the symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H9N2?

Symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H9N2: see symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Complications of Type A influenza subtype H9N2: see complications of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Can anyone else get Type A influenza subtype H9N2?

More information: see contagiousness of Type A influenza subtype H9N2
Inheritance: see inheritance of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Type A influenza subtype H9N2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type A influenza subtype H9N2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Type A influenza subtype H9N2.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Type A influenza subtype H9N2: Family Medicine Physician, Pediatrician, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Type A influenza subtype H9N2.
Treatments for Type A influenza subtype H9N2: see treatments for Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Name and Aliases of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Main name of condition: Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Other names or spellings for Type A influenza subtype H9N2:

Influenza A H9N2, Type A Influenza [H9N2], H9N2 Influenza A

 

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