It is possible that the main title of the report Necrotizing Fasciitis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Lived in or visited an area that has a large rodent population?
Lived or stayed in a cabin or other dwelling that has been vacant?
Lived in or visited a rural area?
Farmed or worked in areas near where rodents normally live?
If you answer "yes" to any of these questions, you may have come in contact with rodents that carry the virus that causes HPS.
If you have flu-like symptoms, no other signs of HPS (such as severe breathing problems or heart failure), and no risk factors for HPS, no further testing will be done. It is appropriate to monitor your symptoms in case they become worse. Your doctor may send you home with instructions about when to call if your symptoms become worse.