How to manage cases of suspected measles: what patient details to take; who to notify; assessing risk of disease spreading in close contacts.
This guidance for health professionals covers:
- how to decide if measles is likely (see Appendix 4)
- urgent lab tests - when to do them
- suspected measles - always notify your local public health agency
- measles control - assessing contacts, vulnerable contacts, post-exposure prophylaxis
- case management - sending oral fluid kits