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Volume 22, Number 7—July 2016

Clinical Manifestations of Zika Virus Infection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015

José Cerbino-NetoComments to Author , Emersom Cicilini Mesquita, Thiago Moreno L. Souza, Viviane Parreira, Bernardo Bastos Wittlin, Betina Durovni, Maria Cristina Ferreira Lemos, Alexandre Vizzoni, Jan Felix Drexler, Simone Alves Sampaio, Bianca de Santis Gonçalves, and Fernando A. Bozza
Author affiliations: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (J. Cerbino-Neto, E.C. Mesquita, T.M.L. Souza, V. Parreira, A. Vizzoni, A.M. Bispo de Filippis, S.A. Sampaio, B. de Santis Gonçalves, F.A. Bozza); Secretaria Municipal de Saúde do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (B.B. Wittlin, B. Durovni, M.C.F. Lemos)

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Characteristics of Zika virus disease patients seeking care in an acute care clinic, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 28–June 8, 2015

Characteristic Value*
Cohort, no. patients 57
Age, y 34 (25–40)
Female sex
36 (63)
Exanthema 56 (98)
Fever† 38 (67)
Days from symptom onset to exanthema 1 (0–2)
Arthralgia 33 (58)
Itching 32 (56)
Headache 38 (67)
Myalgia 28 (49)
Retro-orbital pain 23 (40)
Conjunctivitis 22 (39)
Joint swelling 13 (23)

*Median (interquartile range) or no. (%) case-patients.
†Measured in medical office (n = 30) or self-reported (n = 8).

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