Pathogens
SARS-CoV-2

SARS-CoV-2

Precautions

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General Information

Incubation period: average 4-5 days, maximum 14

Transmission: droplets, contact, fomites. Airborne only in the context of AGMP: aerosol generating medical procedures. Fecal shedding identified but not clear that fecal-oral route is an important mechanism of spread.

  • Mild illness

  • Pneumonia

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

  • Sepsis

  • Septic shock