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Table 5 The spectrum of signs and symptoms between children with or without rotavirus infection.

From: Incidence of rotavirus infection in children with gastroenteritis attending Jos university teaching hospital, Nigeria

Variables Positive (%)
(n = 11)
Negative (%)
(n = 69)
Vomiting only 6(27.3) 32(23.2)
Fever only 2(9.1) 16(11.6)
Fever and vomiting 12(54.5) 56(40.6)
Without fever and vomiting 2(9.1) 34(24.6)
Upper respiratory infection 8(8.0) 130(92.0)
Frequency of diarrhea/day(mean) 4.2 5.5
Duration of diarrhea/days(mean) 5 5.8
Appearance:-
   Watery 16(72.7) 96(69.6)
   Mucoid 6(27.3) 38(27.5)
   Bloody 0(0.0) 4(2.9)