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How long is RSV contagious?

How long is a child diagnosed with RSV contagious?


Asked by Anonymous at 1:46 PM on Jan. 27, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Symptoms generally begin four to six days after exposure. Symptoms generally develop slowly over a period of several days. The contagious period is usually less than 10 days after symptoms begin, but occasionally is longer.

    Answer by Gailll at 1:48 PM on Jan. 27, 2010