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Table 1 Vesikari Clinical Severity Scoring Scale

From: Prevalence of rotavirus infection among children with acute diarrhoea after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Kenya, a hospital cross-sectional study

  SCORE
PARAMETER 1 2 3
Diarrhoea
 Maximum number of stools per day 1–3 4–5 ≥6
 Diarrhoea duration (days) 1–4 5 ≥6
Vomiting
 Maximum vomiting episodes per Day 1 2–4 ≥5
 Vomiting duration (days) 1 2 ≥3
Temperature (°C) 37.1–38.4 38.5–38.9 ≥39.0
Dehydration None Some Severe
Treatment Rehydration Hospitalization N/A
Severity scoring scale < 7(mild) 7–10(moderate) ≥11(severe)