Clinicians & Health Departments

Clinicians, contact your health department as soon as you think you may have a case of AFM.

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The standardized case definitions for probable and confirmed cases of AFM

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Guidelines for collecting, handling, and shipping clinical specimens

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Patient summary form to collect data on patients under investigation (PUIs) for AFM

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Interim considerations to help clinicians and public health officials manage care of patients with AFM

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Contact neurologists who specialize in AFM for help diagnosing and caring for patients.

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Answers to frequently asked questions about AFM

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List of state and local AFM contacts for clinicians