Hantavirus: Questions Your Doctor May Ask
Within the past 5 weeks, have you:
If you answer "yes" to any of these questions, you may have come in contact with rodents that carry the virus that causes HPS.
If you have flu-like symptoms, no other signs of HPS (such as severe breathing problems or heart failure), and no risk factors for HPS, no further testing will be done. It is appropriate to monitor your symptoms in case they become worse. Your doctor may send you home with instructions about when to call if your symptoms become worse.
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