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Table 3 Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of 452 laboratory confirmed dengue cases, Central Brazil, 2012 and 2013

From: Dengue-specific serotype related to clinical severity during the 2012/2013 epidemic in centre of Brazil

Parameters Dengue Fever
N = 188 (%)
Dengue with Warning Signs
N = 238 (%)
Severe Dengue
N = 26 (%)
Gender
 Female 78 (41.5) 143 (60.1) 14 (53.8)
Age group (years)
  < 1 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 0
 2 a 14 11 (5.8) 26 (10.9) 3 (11.5)
 15 a 39 108 (57.5) 123 (51.6) 10 (38.5)
 40 a 59 44 (23.4) 63 (26.5) 11 (42.3)
  ≥ 60 24 (12.8) 25 (10.5) 2 (7.7)
Comorbidity 46 (24.5) 60 (25.2) 9 (34.6)
Antibody response pattern
 Primary 38 (27.3) 40 (23.0) 2 (13.3)
 Secondary 101 (72.7) 134 (77.0) 13 (86.7)
Serotypesa
 DENV-1 35 (18.6) 47 (19.7) 9 (34.6)
 DENV-2 2 (1.1) 2 (0.8) 0
 DENV-3 3 (1.6) 10 (4.2) 0
 DENV-4 63 (33.5) 72 (30.3) 0
 Undetectable 75 (39.9) 98 (41.2) 15 (57.7)
 Not done 10 (5.3) 9 (3.8) 2 (7.7)
  1. aSerotypes determined by reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)