Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014
Human Parechovirus Infection, Denmark
|Clinical characteristic||Patients, no. (%), N = 89|
|Fever >38.5°C||19 (21.3)*|
|Diarrhea and fever||29 (32.6)|
|Sepsis-like syndrome||4 (4.5)|
|Sudden infant death syndrome||1 (1.1)‡|
*Of the 19 patients for whom fever was the main symptom reported, 4 infants also were reported to be “irritable.”
†Three of the 36 patients with meningitis also were reported to have convulsions.
‡The child who was found dead in bed (sudden unexpected infant dead), was reported to have had liquid diarrhea for 2 d before death.