influenza-like illness


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influenza-like illness

nonspecific respiratory illness whose symptoms resemble those of influenza but which are usually caused not by influenza virus infection but by other viruses or by bacteria.

influenza-like illness

Abbreviation: ILI
Any disease of the respiratory tract that causes cough, fever, malaise, headache, sore throat, and fatigue. ILI can be caused by rhinoviruses, respiratory syncytial virus, coronaviruses, adenoviruses, rickettsia, and other infectious microorganisms.
See also: illness
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Participating state, city, county, and territorial health departments and public health laboratories; US World Health Organization collaborating laboratories; National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System collaborating laboratories; US Outpatient Influenza-Like Illness Surveillance Network; Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network; Influenza-Associated Pediatric Mortality Surveillance System; 122 Cities Mortality Reporting System.
A study conducted by Kaiser and the CDC found that the flu vaccine was only 25% effective against influenza-like illness, and 49% effective against pneumonia and flu, which is defined as a subset of influenza-like illness (MMWR 2004;53:707-10), she said.
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8, 2003, that the national percentage of influenza-like illness dropped below the national baseline of 2.
2% of the adults had influenza-like illness associated with laboratory-documented influenza B infection.
Outpatient Influenza-Like Illness Surveillance Network); 3) mortality (122 Cities Mortality Reporting System and influenza-associated pediatric mortality reports); 4) hospitalizations (FluSurvNet, which includes the Emerging Infections Program and surveillance in four additional states); and 5) summary of geographic spread of influenza (state and territorial epidemiologist reports).
Thus, for CEP data reporting," he says "patients were considered to have an influenza-like illness when fever was present along with one or more of the following: upper respiratory infection, cough, sore throat, or nasal congestion.
In the second week of November 2011, patient A, a previously healthy female child, experienced acute onset of influenza-like illness (ILI).
Preliminary guidelines for the prevention and control of influenza-like illness among passengers and crew members on cruise ships.
The proportion of patient visits to sentinel providers for influenza-like illness (ILI) overall was 5.
Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network (ILINet); 5) the 122 Cities Mortality Reporting System; and 6) the Influenza-Associated Pediatric Mortality Reporting System.
Epidemiologic mapping using the "kriging" method: application to an influenza-like illness epidemic in France.