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Volume 24, Number 8—August 2018

Distinguishing Zika and Dengue Viruses through Simple Clinical Assessment, Singapore

Gabriel Yan1, Long Pang1, Alex R. Cook2, Hanley J. Ho2, Mar Soe Win, Ai Leng Khoo, Joshua G.X. Wong, Chun Kiat Lee, Benedict Yan, Roland Jureen, Siew Seen Ho, David C. Lye, Paul A. Tambyah, Yee Sin Leo, Dale Fisher, Jolene Oon, Natasha Bagdasarian, Angela Chow3, Nares Smitasin3, and Louis Yi Ann Chai3Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: National University Health System, Singapore (G. Yan, L. Pang, A.R. Cook, M.S. Win, S.S. Ho, P.A. Tambyah, D. Fisher, J. Oon, N. Bagdasarian, N. Smitasin, L.Y.A. Chai); National University of Singapore (L. Pang, A.R. Cook, P.A. Tambyah, D. Fisher, N. Bagdasarian, L.Y.A. Chai); Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore (H.J. Ho, J.G.X. Wong, D.C. Lye, Y.S. Leo, A. Chow); National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (M.S. Win, L.Y.A. Chai); National Healthcare Group, Singapore (A.L. Khoo); National University Hospital, Singapore (C.K. Lee, B. Yan, R. Jureen)

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Table 1

Patient profile for validation cohort in study of clinical assessments to distinguish Zika and dengue virus infections, Singapore

Value, N = 95
Age Median 38, mean 37.9, range 21−67
Sex M 72, F 23
Day of illness* Median 5, mean 4.7, range 2−9
Conjunctivitis Yes 13, no 82
Fever Yes 93, no 2
Myalgia Yes 33, no 62
Headache Yes 33, no 62
Monocyte count, × 109/µL Median 0.32, mean 0.39, range 0.08−1.38
Platelet count, ×109/µL Median 99, mean 115.2, range 13−308
Alanine aminotransferase, U/L Median 33, mean 55.2, range 12−677
Aspartate aminotransferase, U/L Median 44, mean 76.5, range 17−715

*Day on which care was sought.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

3These authors contributed equally to this article.

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