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Volume 8, Number 5—May 2002

Research

Hospital-based Diagnosis of Hemorrhagic Fever, Encephalitis, and Hepatitis in Cambodian Children

Y. Meng Chhour*, Gaye Ruble†, Rathavuth Hong*, Kyi Minn‡, Yuvatha Kdan*, Touch Sok*, Ananda Nisalak†, Khin Saw Aye Myint†, David W. Vaughn§, and Timothy P. Endy†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Pediatric Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; †Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand; ‡World Vision International, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; §Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA;

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Table 2

Distribution of inpatients by most widely represented provinces, National Pediatric Hospital, Cambodia

Syndrome
upon
admission No. (%) of patients by province
Phnom Penh Kandal Kampong Speu Kampong Cham Takeo Prey Veng Total
Hemorrhagic fever 309 (50) 116 (19) 9 (3) 40 (6) 20 (3) 494 (81)
Encephalitis 15 (30) 15 (30) 8 (16) 5 (11) 43 (87)
Hepatitis 15 (34) 15 (34) 3 (7) 3 (7) 5 (11) 41 (93)
Total 339 146 20 43 25 5

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