Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment specialist Prevention Outlook Underlying Cause biological weapon Transmission Types
- Upper respiratory infection symptoms
- Blistery rash:
- Smallpox rash in infant
- Changes in rash appearance over time
- Smallpox blisters close up
- Severe smallpox rash
- Severe smallpox rash in infant
Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of smallpox.
Tests that may be used to evaluate smallpox include:
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PubMed Smallpox References
- Heymann DL. Smallpox containment updated: considerations for the 21st century. Int J Infect Dis. 2004 Oct;8 Suppl 2:S15-20. 
- Kerrod E, Geddes AM, Regan M, Leach S. Surveillance and control measures during smallpox outbreaks. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Feb;11(2):291-7. 
- Woods R, McCarthy T, Barry MA, Mahon B. Diagnosing smallpox: would you know it if you saw it? Biosecur Bioterror. 2004;2(3):157-63.