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# what is the incubation period for h3n2?

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Family Medicine 34 years experience
Flu: The incubation period for influenza (of which H3N2 is one strain) is 1 to 4 days. Typical incubation period is 2 days.
Family Medicine 38 years experience
1 - 4 days, usually: Incubation period of most strains of influenza is 1-4 days, typically 2, but can be as long as 7 for a variant of H3n2. H3N2 is a subtype of influenza A.. See http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/acip/clinical.htm and see http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,4612,7-132-8347-311534--,00.html and see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Influenza_A_virus_subtype_H3N2
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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Jan 24, 2018

# What is the incubation period for flu this fall?

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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Average 2 days: The typical incubation period for influenza is 1—4 days (average: 2 days). Adults shed influenza virus from the day before symptoms begin through 5—10 days after illness onset. However, the amount of virus shed, and presumably infectivity, decreases rapidly by 3—5 days after onset in an experimental human infection model.
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# What is the definition or description of: incubation period?

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Family Medicine 57 years experience
Period/exposure to s: Incubation period is the period between exposure to infection to appearance of symptoms.
Elizabethtown, KY

# When a person has been exposed to the flu what is the incubation period?

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2 days: But can range from 1-4 days.

# How long is the average incubation period for the flu?

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Infectious Disease 16 years experience
...: The incubation period for the flu is between 1-4 days. This means that people can pass along the flu to others before they even know they are sick, as well spread the flu to others for 5-7 days after becoming sick. Washing your hands often and getting the flu vaccine are ways you can protect yourself from the flu.
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# How long is the REAL incubation period, and are we safe from people that are negative when they board a plane?

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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Ebola Virus: Per CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days w average of 8 to 10 days. A person will not transmit disease if they are asymptomatic and don't have a fever. If a person were on a lengthy flight or multiple flights- theoretically the person could evolve from incubation to active disease. This is why many international airports have instituted medical screening upon entry into the country.

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