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Table 1 The clinical and epidemiological criteria for the screening and testing of H1N1/2009 cases

From: During the summer 2009 outbreak of "swine flu" in Scotland what respiratory pathogens were diagnosed as H1N1/2009?

Clinical Criteria Epidemiological criteria
Fever orhistory of fever and flu-like illness or severe life threatening illness suggestive of an infectious process Onset of illness within 7 days of travelling to an area where sustained transmission of H1N1/2009 is occurring
Contacts with a probable/confirmed case of H1N1/2009