Summary of Influenza virus
Flashcards on Influenza virus
Influenza viruses have a (single/double) stranded, linear, negative sense RNA structure.
Questions on Influenza virus
A 41-year-old woman comes to the hospital because of uncontrollable fits of coughing, and trouble breathing over the past week. Due to the recent Ebola scare, she is quickly quarantined from other patients and put in a special room. She has a cough productive of clear sputum and denies night sweats. Her temperature is 37°C (98.6°F), pulse is 70/min, and respirations are 20/min. Pulse oximetry shows oxygen saturation of 95% on room air. The rest of the physical examination is normal except for minimal rales at the posterior and inferior lung margins. Which of the following is the most appropriate step for acute management?