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H1N1 Evaluation

The evaluation of H1N1 influenza or swine flu begins with a medical history and physical examination

Physical findings in someone with H1N1 influenza may include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate H1N1 influenza include:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed H1N1 References
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