It is unclear whether the risk for GBS (and influenza vaccine effectiveness) is similar for laboratory-confirmed influenza and influenza-like illness
or influenza-coded health care encounters.
activity levels range from minimal, which would correspond to influenza-like illness
activity from outpatient clinics being below average, to intense, which corresponds to activity from outpatient clinics being much higher than average.
Thirty-one states, including Massachusetts, reported widespread influenza-like illness
during the week ended Dec.
The goal of the second study, entitled 'Clinical characteristics of pregnant women with influenza-like illness
during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and use of a standardized management algorithm', was to create a method for tracking of pregnancy and birth during flu season in the future.
A total of 605 infants developed influenza-like illness
during the flu season following delivery.
Prior to March 2008 there were only six outbreaks of influenza-like illness
- two of these were caused by influenza B.
The starting point is the potential confusion between influenza and influenza-like illness
, when any case of illness resembling influenza is seen as real influenza, especially during peak periods of activity.
In addition they suggest that hospitalization may be better avoided by antiviral rather than anti-bacterial therapy in patients with influenza-like illness
We defined a clinical case of acute histoplasmosis as an influenza-like illness