Table 2

Occurence of different clinical and laboratory findings in patients with HFRS according to the causative agent

Finding

DOBV (n = 52)

PUUV (n = 61)


Fever > 39°C

89%

81%

Backache or abdominal pains

90%

61%

Blurred vision

40%

35%

Haemorrhagic manifestations a

55%

28%

Thrombocytopenia (< 50 × 109cells/l)

42%

38%

Oliguria (< 0.5 l urine/24 hrs)

66%

39%

Serum creatinine (μmol/l) b

622 (89-1157)*

368 (77-1420)*

Urea (mmol/l) b

30 (5,1-76,2)*

17,6 (4,2-48,2)*

Dialysis requirement

49%

9%


a Most frequent haemorrhagic manifestations: conjuctival injection, petechiae, hematemesis, melena.

b Normal values: thrombocytes 140-360 × 109cells/l, serum creatinine 44-97 μmol/l, urea 2,8-7,5 mmol/l.

* Given as mean (min-max) of highest values detected

Saksida et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-142

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