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Volume 19, Number 2—February 2013

CME ACTIVITY

Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Children, Massachusetts and New Hampshire,USA, 1970–2010

Michael A. Silverman, John Misasi, Sandra Smole, Henry A. Feldman, Adam B. Cohen, Sandro Santagata, Michael McManus, and Asim A. AhmedComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (M.A. Silverman, J. Misasi, H.A. Feldman, S. Santagata, M. McManus, A.A. Ahmed); Department of Public Health, Boston (S. Smole); Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (A.B. Cohen); Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston (S. Santagata)

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Table 2

Clinical signs and symptoms at the time of hospital admission for 14 children with eastern equine encephalitis, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, 1970–2010

Sign or symptomNo. (%) patients
Fever14 (100)
Seizure10 (71)
Headache9 (64)
Neck stiffness9 (64)
Nausea/vomiting9 (64)
Myalgia/arthralgia4 (29)
Plantar reflex4 (29)
Photophobia4 (29)
Sore throat2 (14)
Cranial nerve palsy1 (7)
Abdominal pain1 (7)
Diarrhea0

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