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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients with dengue and chikungunya monoinfection compared to dengue-chikungunya coinfection

From: Competitive suppression of dengue virus replication occurs in chikungunya and dengue co-infected Mexican infants

Patient number Age Infection status T (°C)a Presence of rash and distribution Severe arthralgia/Myalgiab Arthralgia at 30 days Total leukocytes (×103/ml) Total lymphocytes (×103/ml) Total platelets (×103/ml)
130 5 y Coinfection 38.0 Generalized Yes No 11.6 ↑ 0.8 ↓ 167
137 8 y Coinfection 39.0 Generalized Yes Yes 10.10 0.6 ↓ 256
147 4 m Coinfection 39.1 Generalized including palms and soles Yes No 14.9 4.6 245
151 20 y Coinfection 39.7 Generalized Yes No 8.3 2.1 244
152 7 y Coinfection 38.5 Generalized No No 3.7 ↓ 1.1 ↓ 202
155 21 m Coinfection 38.3 Generalized Yes Yes 10.8 1.4 ↓ 258
170 2 m Coinfection 38.7 Generalized Yes No 6.2 1.5 ↓ 326
178 2 m Coinfection 39.0 Generalized Yes No 18.6 ↑ 2.5 ↓ 313
180 3 m Coinfection 39.2 Generalized Yes No 5.1 ↓ 3.2 ↓ 182
150 5 y Dengue 41.9 Generalized No No 6.8 1.0 ↓ 155
154 15 y Dengue 38.0 Generalized No No 4.2 1.1 156
139 27 y Chikungunya 38.2 No rash Yes Yes 3.5 ↓ 1.4 153
157 12 y Chikungunya 38.0 Generalized Yes Yes 3.9 ↓ 1.4 261
162 30 y Chikungunya 38.5 Generalized No No 6.6 0.6 ↓ 163
166 28 d Chikungunya 38.2 Generalized Yes No 10.9 1.4 ↓ 277
  1. aTemperature at the time of admission
  2. bSevere arthralgia/myalgia defined as intense crying upon movement or touching of limbs in young infants (age under 1 year) and incapacitating joint pain in older children and adults
  3. Abbreviations y years, m months; D days; ↓, low count according to age; ↑, high count according to age