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Table 1 Clinical presentations of 28 enterovirus-related HFMD/HA inpatients with diarrhoea

From: Enterovirus-related diarrhoea in Guangdong, China: clinical features and implications in hand, foot and mouth disease and herpangina

Characters N (%)
Age (months) 28.7 ± 17.7
Duration of diarrhoea (days)
 1–4 22 (78.6)
 5 0 (0)
 ≥6 6 (21.4)
Maximum no. diarrhoeal stools/24 h
 ≤3 10 (35.7)
 4–5 8 (28.6)
 ≥6 10 (35.7)
Vomiting 11 (39.3)
Duration of vomiting (days)
 0 17 (60.7)
 1 7 (25.0)
 2 1 (3.6)
 ≥3 3 (10.7)
Maximum no. vomiting episodes/24 h
 0 17(60.7)
 1 0 (0.0)
 2–4 8 (28.6)
 ≥5 3 (10.7)
Maximum body temperature (°C)
 <37.1 1 (3.6)
 37.1–38.4 2 (7.1)
 38.5–38.9 9 (32.1)
 ≥39 16 (57.1)
Dehydration
 None 23 (82.1)
 Mild 1 (3.6)
 Severe 4 (14.3)
Stool consistency
 Watery 21 (75.0)
 Mushy 6 (21.4)
 Mucous 1 (3.6)
 Occult blood in stool 4 (14.3)
 Mild diarrhoea (score ≤ 11) 23 (82.1)
 Severe diarrhoea (score > 11) 5 (17.9)
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