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Case Definition
 
A suspected case of influenza-like illness(ILI)
  individual presenting with fever (temperature 38 oC) and
  - one or more of the following symptoms: cough; sore throat

A confiremed case of influenza
  - any case of influenza-like illness whose throat swab tests positive viral culture for influenza or positive PCR for influenza A

 
 
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This page was last updated: April 7, 2006
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