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is kawasaki diseases contagious?

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Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Kawasaki syndrome is a systemic vasculitis that is not spread person to person. It does occur in mini-epidemics and it occurs in siblings of affected patients more frequently than the general population suggesting a common exposure to an infectious agent as the trigger.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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