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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome, Shandong Province, China, 2011

Hong-Ling Wen1, Li Zhao1, Shenyong Zhai, Yuanyuan Chi, Feng Cui, Dongxu Wang, Ling Wang, Zhiyu Wang, Qian Wang, Shoufeng Zhang, Yan Liu, Hao Yu, and Xue-Jie YuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Shandong University School of Public Health, Jinan, China (H.-L. Wen. L. Zhao, Y. Chi, D. Wang, Z. Wang, X.-J. Yu); Zibo Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Zibo, China (S. Zhai, F. Cui, L. Wang); Yiyuan County Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Yiyuan, China (Q. Wang, S. Zhang); University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (Y. Liu, H. Yu, X.-J. Yu)

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Table 2

Clinical parameters for 22 patients with confirmed severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome, Shandong Province, China, 2011

Clinical parameter
No. (%) patients
Sign or symptom
Fever 22 (100)
Gastrointestinal 20 (91)
Myalgia 12 (55)
Lymphadenopathy 10 (45)
Chills 9 (41)
Headache 7 (32)
Flank pain 7 (32)
Laboratory test*
Thrombocytopenia 21 (100)
Leukopenia 20 (95)

*Blood samples were obtained from 21 patients.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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