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Volume 28, Number 6—June 2022

Risk Prediction Score for Pediatric Patients with Suspected Ebola Virus Disease

Alicia E. Genisca1Comments to Author , Tzu-Chun Chu1, Lawrence Huang, Monique Gainey, Moyinoluwa Adeniji, Eta N. Mbong, Stephen B. Kennedy, Razia Laghari, Fiston Nganga, Rigo F. Muhayangabo, Himanshu Vaishnav, Shiromi M. Perera, Andrés Colubri2, Adam C. Levine2, and Ian C. Michelow23Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Brown Emergency Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (A.E. Genisca, H. Vaishnav, A.C. Levine); Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence (A.E. Genisca, A.C. Levine, I.C. Michelow); University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA (T.C. Chu); Brown University, Providence (L. Huang, M. Adeniji); Rhode Island Hospital, Providence (M. Gainey); International Medical Corps, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (E.N. Mbong, R. Laghari, F. Nganga, R.F. Muhayangabo); Ministry of Health, Monrovia, Liberia (S.B. Kennedy); International Medical Corps, Washington, DC, USA (S.M. Perera); University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA (A. Colubri)

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Table 2

Ebola diagnostic model and corresponding point risk score in West Africa, September 2014–September 2015

Variable Regression coefficient (95% CI) Odds ratio (95% CI) Risk score
Ebola contact
No Referent Referent 0
Yes 3.55 (2.78 to 4.49) 34.9 (16.1 to 89.2) 3
No known
1.88 (0.81 to 3.00)
6.56 (2.24 to 20.0)
Any bleeding
No Referent Referent 0
2.02 (1.31 to 2.77)
7.51 (3.70 to 16.0)
Abdominal pain
No Referent Referent 0
Yes −1.19 (−1.80 to −0.63) 0.30 (0.17 to 0.53) −1

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

3Current affiliation: Pediatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

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