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We are 4 people in our household, my wife has had acute bronchitis and i have been diagnosed with acute sinu pharyngitis. we have a son with pid. how do we know when we should get tested for covid 19 ?

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Dr. Annie Carla Janse Van Rensburg
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NICD guideline apply: To answer this question: there are certain protocols that are being followed to screen for people to be tested. Follow this link (http://www.nicd.ac.za/diseases-a-z-index/covid-19/) to the NICD' s website and have a look at: Criteria for Person Under Investigation (PUI) When in doubt, phone your local GP and get advise
Dr. Jonathan Speridon Patricios
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Monitor: If symptoms don't respond to standard treatment over 3-5 days If you have been in contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 If you have traveled from a high risk area

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Last updated Mar 26, 2020

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