If the affected person is from a nonendemic country, a travel history is particularly important (3).
Most patients are asymptomatic.
~10% will show symptoms of a minor GI illness:
PT is essential for patients with paralytic polio.
Counseling for the patient, caregivers, and family is useful in managing lifetime sequelae.
Bed rest is often nec...
Garon JR, Cochi SL, Orenstein WA. The challenge of global poliomyelitis eradication.
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2015;29(4):651–665.
A80.9 Acute poliomyelitis, unspecified
A80.4 Acute nonparalytic poliomyelitis
A80.30 Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, unspecified
A80.39 Other acute paralytic poliomyelitis
A80.2 Acute paralytic ...
~95% of wild-virus polio cases are asymptomatic, <1% develop acute flaccid paralysis. Wild-type polio has been eradicated in the United States.
VAPP occurred in 1 of 2.9 million dose...
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