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Audience: Health Care Professionals Tags: communicable diseases West Nile virus

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May 11, 2018

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of West Nile virus as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease etiology; clinical...


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September 13, 2016

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Degree Days are a measurement of heat accumulation. For the purpose of this report, Degree Days are calculated by subtracting the threshold temperature for West Nile Virus development (14.3 degrees celcius) from the daily mean temperature. Calculating the cumulative Degree Days over a season can...


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September 15, 2015

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Degree Days are a measurement of heat accumulation. For the purpose of this report, Degree Days are calculated by subtracting the threshold temperature for West Nile Virus development (14.3 degrees celcius) from the daily mean temperature. Calculating the cumulative Degree Days over a season can...


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January 1, 2015

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Degree Days are a measurement of heat accumulation. For the purpose of this report, Degree Days are calculated by subtracting the threshold temperature for West Nile Virus development (14.3 degrees celcius) from the daily mean temperature. Calculating the cumulative Degree Days over a season can...


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September 1, 2009

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After initial introduction and spread in 2002 and 2003, West Nile virus (WNv) is now endemic in parts of the province, especially in south eastern Alberta. Clinicians will need to consider the possibility of WNv infection in their symptomatic patients each summer and fall. This information sheet...