Table 2

Clinical features of patients with positive stool culture, according to pathogens isolated

Clinical featuresPositive cultures (Total)SalmonellaVibrio parahaemolyticusCampylobacterShigellaPlesiomonasAeromonas
Mean highest body temperature (°C)37.4737.8637.336.9637.637.1437.44
    95% confidence intervals37.30 to 37.6437.52 to 38.2036.06 to 37.5436.25 to 37.7736.98 to 38.2236.66 to 37.6236.88 to 38.0
    data availability (%)93.895.694.588.910091.788.9
Bloody diarrhoea14143402
    data availability (%)100100100100100100100
Mean duration of diarrhoea (days)2.22.91.42.81.91.63.1
    95% confidence intervals1.7 to 2.72.0 to 3.80.9 to 1.91.9 to 3.70.8 to 3.00.4 to 2.80 to 6.3
    data availability (%)97.710098.288.910091.7100
Mean number of unformed stools per day9.38.4105.910.79.88.6
    95% confidence intervals8.3 to 10.36.8 to 10.08.4 to 11.63.5 to 8.34.1 to 17.35.4 to 14.24.0 to 13.2
    data availability (%)90.088.996.477.797.183.388.9
Mean duration of abdominal pain (days)1.82.31.13.72.31.22.2
    95% confidence intervals1.5 to 2.11.7 to 2.90.8 to 1.40.6 to 6.80.6 to 4.00.5 to 1.90.5 to 3.9
    data availability (%)96.995.698.210010091.7100
Mean duration of vomiting (days)0.60.90.60.20.40.40.4
    95% confidence intervals0.4 to 0.80.4 to 1.40.5 to 0.70 to 0.50 to 1.00.1 to 0.70 to 0.8
    data availability (%)98.510098.210010091.7100
Dehydration/intravenous fluid5423210564
    data availbility (%)100100100100100100100