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Table 3 Comparison of clinical manifestations of measles infection between younger and older childrena

From: An evaluation of the clinical features of measles virus infection for diagnosis in children within a limited resources setting

Clinical Manifestations<  1 Year Old>  1 Year Old
Total Samples (%)
n = 19
Anti measles IgM (+)(%)
n = 82
Total Samples (%)
n = 63
Anti Measles IgM (+) (%)
n = 57
Fever19 (100)18 (100)63 (100)57 (100)
Cough16 (84.2)15 (83.3)57 (90.5)52 (91.2)
Coryza17 (89.5)16 (88.9)53 (84.1)47 (82.5)
Conjunctivitis6 (31.6)5 (27.8)35 (55.6)30 (52.6)
Maculopapular Rash19 (100)18 (100)63 (100)57 (100)
Hyperpigmented Rash16 (84.2)15 (83.3)57 (90.5)53 (93)
Koplik’s Spot8 (42.1)8 (44.4)24 (38.1)24 (42.1)
  1. aYounger children = age 1 year old or less