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Volume 10, Number 5—May 2004

Clinical Manifestations, Laboratory Findings, and Treatment Outcomes of SARS Patients

Jann-Tay Wang*, Wang-Huei Sheng*, Chi-Tai Fang*, Yee-Chun Chen*, Jiun-Ling Wang*, Chong-Jen Yu*, Shan-Chwen Chang*Comments to Author , and Pan-Chyr Yang*
Author affiliations: *National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

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Table 1

Demographic data and initial clinical signs and symptoms of 76 patients with probable SARSa

Data No. of cases (%)

34 (44.7)
42 (55.3)
Age (y) (range, median)
24–87 (46.5)
Underlying disease (no.)

62 (81.6)
No underlying disease
52 (68.4)
Mild underlying disease
10 (13.2)
Ultimately fatal
3 (3.9)
Rapidly fatal
11 (14.5)
Initial symptoms

76 (100)
47 (61.8)
37 (48.7)
31 (40.8)
24 (31.6)
23 (30.3)
14 (18.4)
9 (11.8)
     Sore throat
7 (9.2)
3 (3.9)
     Rhinorrhea 2 (2.6)

aSARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome.

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