Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011

Dispatch

Increased Extent of and Risk Factors for Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and Seasonal Influenza among Children, Israel

Dan EngelhardComments to Author , Michal Bromberg, Diana Averbuch, Ariel Tenenbaum, Daniele Goldmann, Marina Kunin, Einat Shmueli, Ido Yatsiv, Michael Weintraub, Michal Mandelboim, Nurith Strauss-Liviatan, Emilia Anis, Ella Mendelson, Tamy Shohat, Dana G. Wolf, Mervyn Shapiro, and Itamar Grotto
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel (D. Engelhard, D. Averbuch, E. Shmueli, I. Yatsiv, M. Weintraub, N. Strauss-Liviatan, D.G. Wolf); Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (D. Engelhard, M. Kunin); Israel Center for Disease Control, Tel Hashomer, Israel (M. Bromberg, T. Shohat); Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital, Mount-Scopus, Jerusalem (A. Tenebaum); Public Health Services, Health Ministry, Jerusalem (D. Goldmann, E. Anis, I. Grotto); Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer (M. Mandelboim, E. Mendelson); Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (T. Shohat); Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv (M. Shapiro); Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel (I. Grotto)

Main Article

Table 1

Major clinical manifestations in 127 children hospitalized with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection, Hadassah University Hospitals, Israel, June 29, 2009–January 25, 2010

Symptom/finding No. (%) patients
Fever (>38°C) 119 (93.7)
Cough 86 (67.7)
Decreased appetite 49 (38.6)
Weakness 47 (37.0)
Rhinorrhea 43 (33.9)
Vomiting/nausea 43 (33.9)
Oxygen saturation <90% 36 (28.3)
Dyspnea 34 (26.8)
Diarrhea 28 (22.0)
Abdominal pain 27 (21.3)

Main Article

TOP