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Volume 21, Number 3—March 2015

Autochthonous Dengue Fever, Tokyo, Japan, 2014

Satoshi KutsunaComments to Author , Yasuyuki Kato, Meng Ling Moi, Akira Kotaki, Masayuki Ota, Koh Shinohara, Tetsuro Kobayashi, Kei Yamamoto, Yoshihiro Fujiya, Momoko Mawatari, Tastuya Sato, Junwa Kunimatsu, Nozomi Takeshita, Kayoko Hayakawa, Shuzo Kanagawa, Tomohiko Takasaki, and Norio Ohmagari
Author affiliations: National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (S. Kutsuna, Y. Kato, M. Ota, K. Shinohara, T. Kobayashi, K. Yamamoto, Y. Fujiya, M. Mawatari, T. Sato, J. Kunimatsu, N. Takeshita, K. Hayakawa, S. Kanagawa, N. Ohmagari); National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo (M.L. Moi, A. Kotaki, T. Takasaki)

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Table 1

Clinical characteristics of 19 patients with dengue fever, Tokyo, Japan, August 26, 2014–September 22, 2014

Sign or symptom
Patients, no. (%)
Fever* 19 (100)
Headache 17 (89.5)
Arthralgia 7 (36.8)
Myalgia 7 (36.8)
Nausea 5 (26.3)
Vomiting 2 (10.5)
Diarrhea 1 (5.3)
Rash at first visit 4 (21.1)
Rash during course of illness 15 (78.9)
Sore throat 2 (10.5)
Cough 4 (21.1)
Sputum 1 (5.3)

*Median duration of fever >38°C = 7 (range 4–11) days.

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