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Can a child diagnosed with "kawasaki syndrome" transmit the disease to others?

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Dr. David Galbraith
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

While the cause of kawasaki disease remains unknown, it does not appear to be contagious.

In brief: No

While the cause of kawasaki disease remains unknown, it does not appear to be contagious.
Dr. David Galbraith
Dr. David Galbraith
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

This process appears to be an individual self generated illness driven by a series of triggers in that one kid.
It is not contageous like measles (which it can look like).

In brief: No

This process appears to be an individual self generated illness driven by a series of triggers in that one kid.
It is not contageous like measles (which it can look like).
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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