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Incubation period of diseases (VJ-1)

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medmaestro's version from 2015-11-26 09:03

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DiseaseCausative organismIncubation period
1. Chicken pox Human (alpha) Herpes virus 3 14-16 days
2. Measles(Rubeola) RNA Paramyxovirus 10-14 days
3. Rubella (German Measles) RNA Togavirus 14-21 days
4. Mumps RNA Myxovirus 14-21 days
5. Influenza Orthomyxovirus 18-72 hours
6. Diphtheria Corynebacterium diphtheria 2-6 days
7. Pertussis (Whooping cough) Bordetella pertussis7-14 days
8. Meningococcal meningitis Neisseria meningitis 3-4 days
9. SARS Corona virus 3-5 days
10. Tuberculosis Mycobacterium tuberculosis weeks-years
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11. Poliomyelitis Poliovirus 7-14 days
12. Hepatitis A Enterovirus 72 (Picornavirus)15-45 days
13. Hepatitis B Hepadna virus45-180 days
14. Hepatitis C Hepacivirus30-120 days
15. Cholera Vibrio cholera1-2days
16. Typhoid fever Salmonella typhi 10-14 days
17. Staphylococcal food poisoning Stphylococcus aureus1-6hrs
18. Ascariasis Ascariasis lumbricoides2months
19. Ancylostomiasis(Hookworm) Ancylostoma duodenale5weeks-9months
20. Malaria(P.v) Plasmodium vivax8-17 days
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21. Malaria (P.f) Plasmodium falciparum9-14 days
22. Malaria (P.m) Plasmodium malariae18-40 days
23. Malaria (P.o) Plasmodium ovale16-18 days
24. Lymphatic filariasis Wucheraria bancrofti8-16months
25. Rabies Lyssavirus type 1 (Rhabdovirus)3-8 weeks
26. Yellow fever Flavivirus fibricus 2-6 days
27. Japanese encephalitis Group B arbovirus(Flavivirus)5-15 days
28. KFD Arbovirus(Flavivirus)3-8 days
29. Chikungunya fever Chikungunyavirus (Arbovirus A)4-7 days
30. Leptospirosis Leptospira interrogans4-20 days
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31. Bubonic plague Yersinia pestis2-7 days
32. Pneumonic plague Yersinia pestis1-3 days
33. Septicemic plague Yersinia pestis2-7 days
34. Scrub typhus Rickettsia tsutsugamushi10-12 days
35. Q paper Coxiella burnetti2-3 weeks
36. Taeniasis(Tapeworms) T.solium,T.saginata8-14weeks
37. Leishmaniasis (Kala azar) L.donovani1-4 months
38. Trachoma Chlamydia trachomatis5-12 days
39. Tetanus Clostridium tetani6-10 days
40. Yaws Treponema pertunae3-5 weeks
41. HIV/AIDS HIV/HTLV-III/LAVMonths-10 years
42. Swine Flu H1N1,Type 4 Influenza1-7 days
43. Crimean Congo Fever Nairovirus (Bunyavirus)1-9 days
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