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Volume 22, Number 5—May 2016

Acute Human Inkoo and Chatanga Virus Infections, Finland

Niina PutkuriComments to Author , Anu Kantele, Lev Levanov, Ilkka Kivistö, Markus Brummer-Korvenkontio, Antti Vaheri, and Olli Vapalahti
Author affiliations: University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (N. Putkuri, L. Levanov, I. Kivistö, M. Brummer-Korvenkontio, A. Vaheri, O. Vapalahti); Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki (A. Kantele, A. Vaheri, O. Vapalahti)

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Table 5

Symptoms of acute INKV and CHATV infections, as recorded in charts of 7 patients hospitalized with unknown infection, Finland*

Symptom INKV, N = 5 CHATV, N = 2
Fever 5 2
Influenza-like symptom 4 0
Headache 4 2
Nausea/vomiting 2 1
Disorientation 2 1
Sore throat 2 0
Nuchal rigidity 2 0
Changes in EEG 2 0
Diarrhea 1 0
Seizure 1 0
Drowsiness 1 0

*These 7 patients were hospitalized with unknown infection (Table 3), which were determined to be Inkoo virus (INKV) or Chatanga (CHATV) infections. Symptoms are listed in order of frequency. EEG, electroencephalogram.

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