Test Your Knowledge of Influenza in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
Influenza in Urgent Care | December 2022

A 32-year-old woman who is 28 weeks pregnant presents to urgent care with a temperature of 39.2°C (102.5°F), cough, sore throat, and myalgia. She reports that her symptoms started 36 hours earlier. A rapid COVID-19 test is negative and a rapid RT-PCR test for influenza is positive. Local strain-specific epidemiologic data on influenza are not yet available.

Which antiviral medication (if any) should be prescribed for this patient?

A. Oseltamivir

B. Baloxavir marboxil

C. Amantadine  

D. An antiviral is not recommended

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Last Updated on January 26, 2023

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