Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza

Author: Timothy M. Uyeki, Henry H. Bernstein, John S. Bradley, Janet A. Englund, Thomas M. File Jr, Alicia M. Fry, Stefan Gravenstein, Frederick G. Hayden, Scott A. Harper, Jon Mark Hirshon, Michael G. Ison, B. Lynn Johnston, Shandra L. Knight, Allison McGeer, Laura E. Riley, Cameron R. Wolfe, Paul E. Alexander and Andrew T. Pavia

Summary: This document addresses new information regarding diagnostic testing, treatment and chemoprophylaxis with antiviral medications, and issues related to institutional outbreak management for seasonal influenza. These clinical practice guidelines are an update of the guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, prior to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.

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