Incubation period of Important Infections

Incubation period of Important Infections


Few Recently Asked Questions on Incubation Period


1.Application of Incubation period is all EXCEPT

a) To differentiate primary cases from secondary cases
b) to find out isolation period
c) to find out the Quarantine Period
d) To prevent infection to the contacts of Infected Persons
2.Incubation period of amoebiasis is

a) 1-2 weeks
b) 2-3 weeks
c) 3-4 weeks
d) 4-6 weeks
3. Incubation period of mumps

a) 5-7 days
b) 8-15 days
c) 14-24 days
d) 24-30 days
4.All of the following are true regarding tetanus EXCEPT

a) Herd immunity is not of much value
b) It is transmitted from person to person
c) The main reservoir is soil and intestine of animals and humans
d) Incubation period is 6-10 days

5.The incubation period of pneumonic plague is usually
a) 1 – 3 days
b) 4 days
c) 6 days
d)1 – 3 month
6. Shortest incubation period is of
a) influenza
b) hep b
c) hep a
d) rubella


incubation-period

Incubation Period of Important Infections
AIDS
Few Month To 6 Years Or More
Amoebiasis
3-4 Weeks
Bacillary Dysentery
1-7 Days
Chicken Pox
12-21 Days
Cholera
Few Hours To 5 Days
Dengue
2-7 Days
Diphtheria
2-5 Days
Japanese Encephalitis
9-12 Days
Enteric Fever
10-14 Days
Gonorrhoea
2-10 Days
Hepatitis A
2 To 6 Weeks
Hepatitis B
6 Weeks To 6 Months
Influenza
2-3 Days
Kala-Azar
3-6 Months
Leprosy
3-5 Years
Leptospirosis
4-20 days
Malaria
8-14 Days
Measles
7-14 Days
Meningococcal Meningitis
2-10 Days
Mumps
2-3 Weeks
Plague
1-7 Days
Poliomyelitis
3-21 Days
Rabies
1-3 Months
Rubella
2-3 Weeks
Syphilis
9-90days
Tetanus
3 Days To 3 Weeks
Tuberculosis
Month To Years
Whooping Cough
7-14 Days

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