Diseases & National Health Programme
In acute flaccid paralysis examination for residual palsy should be done after (AIPG 10)
(Ref: Park 22nd edition; Pg: 189. )
In case of AFP follow up is done after 60 days, if residual paralysis persists the AFP case is termed as a compatible case of polio if the stool sample collected was inadequate. In all confirmed cases of polio also residual paralysis persists after a period of 60 days.