Influenza

Symptoms

  • Fever (Rectal/Tympanic greater than 38°C or Oral/Axillary greater than 37.5°C)

  • Cough

AND

One or more of the following:

  • Sore throat

  • Arthralgia

  • Myalgias

  • Prostration likely due to influenza

  • Chills

Notes

In children under 5 years old, gastrointestinal symptoms may be present.

In patients under 5 years or 65 years and older, fever may not be prominent.