Diseases

Disease Communicability Period

Disease : Period of Communicability (Disease Communicability Period)

Period of communicability (Disease Communicability Period) is the time during which an infectious agent may be transferred directly or indirectly from an infected person to another person, from an infected animal to humans, or from an infected person to animals.

  • Chicken pox : 1 – 2 days before to 4 – 5 days after appearance of rashQ
  • Influenza : 1 – 2 days before to 1 – 2 days after onset of symptoms
  • Poliomyelitis : 7 – 10 days before and after onset of symptomsQ
  • Hepatitis A : 2 weeks before to 1 week after onset of jaundice
  • Hepatitis B : Till disappearance of HBsAg & appearance of anti-HBsQ
  • Measles : 4 days before to 5 days after appearance of rashQ
  • Rubella : 7 days before symptoms to 7 days after appearance of rash
  • Mumps : 4 – 6 days before symptoms to 7 days thereafter
  • Diphtheria : 14 – 28 days from disease onsetQ
  • Pertussis : 7 days after exposure to 3 weeks after paroxysmal stage
  • Meningococccus : Until absent from nasal and throat dischargesQ
  • Tuberculosis : As long as not treated
  • Tetanus : None

Common Gestational Periods for Vertical Transmission of Diseases

  • Congenital Varicella : First trimester
  • Congenital Rubella : First trimester
  • Congenital Parvovirus : Second Trimester
  • Congenital Syphilis : Third trimester
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis : Third trimester
  • Congenital Hepatitis B : Third trimester
  • Congenital CMV : Third trimester
  • Congenital HIV : During delivery
  • Congenital Hepatitis C : During delivery
  • Congenital Herpes : During delivery
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