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Volume 18, Number 12—December 2012

CME ACTIVITY - Dispatch

Enterovirus 71–associated Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, Southern Vietnam, 2011

Truong Huu Khanh, Saraswathy Sabanathan, Tran Tan Thanh, Le Phan Kim Thoa, Tang Chi Thuong, Vu thi Ty Hang, Jeremy Farrar, Tran Tinh Hien, Nguyen van Vinh Chau, and H. Rogier van DoornComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Children’s Hospital 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (T.H. Khanh, L.P.K. Thoa, T.C. Thuong); Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Oxford, UK (S. Sabanathan, T.T. Thanh, V.t.T. Hang, J. Farrar, T.T. Hien, H.R. van Doorn); Oxford University (S. Sabanathan, J. Farrar, T.T. Hien, H.R. van Doorn); Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City (N.v.V. Chau)

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Table 1

Hand, foot, and mouth disease grades at admission and grades to which disease progressed during hospitalization for 3,791 children, Children’s Hospital 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, September 18–November 30, 2011

Grade at admission Grade to which illness progressed, no. (%) cases
Total
1 2a 2b 3 4
1 640 (98.9) 0 6 (0.9) 1 (0.2) 0 647
2a 2,629 (95.6) 94 (3.4) 25 (0.9) 2 (0.1) 2,750
2b 263 (77.8) 71 (21.0) 4 (1.2) 338
3 38 (90.5) 4 (9.5) 42
4 14 (100.0) 14

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