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Job aid for clinicians : how to send information to the health department about a patient under investigation (PUI) for AFM
  • Published Date:
    10/24/18
  • Language:
    English
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  • Description:
    1. Identify PUI for AFM: patient with onset of acute flaccid limb weakness

    2. Contact your health department when you identify a PUI for AFM. For health department contact information, call the CDC Emergency Operations Center at 770‑488‑7100.

    3. Health department completes AFM Patient Summary Form, compiles medical records, and sends information to CDC. Patient will be classified by national AFM experts.

    4. After expert review, patient classification is given back to health department and relayed to clinician by health department.

    Coordinate with your health department to send information about PUIs and ship specimens to CDC. For health department contact information, call the CDC Emergency Operations Center at 770‑488‑7100.

    www.cdc.gov/acute-flaccid-myelitis

    NCIRDig-608 | 10/24/18

    job-aid-for-clinicians-508.pdf

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