Influenza Virus: How well do you know this enemy?

The flu is well known to all primary care providers - but contributor Terry Brenneman, MD, created 6 questions on topics you might not ordinarily discuss. Quiz time.

Influenza is not a new enemy to primary care but there could be a few things you don't know or haven't had a need to know. For example, how long after an infected epithelial cell is infected does it break apart? How many new viral particles are released when the cell does break?

You'll find the answers in the 6-question quiz that follows as well as 4 more interesting questions.

Terry Brenneman, MD, is a pediatrician and founder of Pediatric Partners, in Raleigh, NC. He is a long time contributor Patient Care© Online.