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True about SARS? (LQ)



A Caused by corona virus
B Respiratory failure

C Dry cough
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Extra Edge:

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.

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