True about SARS? (LQ)
|A||Caused by corona virus|
|D||All of the above|
All of the above
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is caused by SARS-COV virus-a coronavirusQ.
1). Major features are persistent fever >38°centigrade, chills, rigors, myalgia, dry cough Q, headache, diarrhea, and dyspnea-with an abnormal CXR and leukopenia Q.
2). Respiratory failure Q is the big complication.
3). The mechanism of transmission of SARS-COV is only by close contact Q with other patients.
4). Management is supportive.