Table 7.

Signs and symptoms on admission in patients with leptospirosis in large case series

Symptom% of patients
China, 1955 (115), n = 75Puerto Rico, 1963 (18), n = 208China, 1965 (615), n = 168Vietnam, 1973 (61) n = 150Korea, 1987 (442), n = 93Barbados, 1990 (177), n = 88Seychelles, 1998 (660), n = 75Brazil, 1999 (332), n = 193
Jaundice724901.516952793
Anorexia92a 468085
Headache88.591909870768075
Conjunctival suffusion97995742585428.5
Vomiting51691833325040
Myalgia10097647940496394
Arthralgia513631
Abdominal pain312628404341
Nausea567529414637
Dehydration37
Cough55245720453239
Hemoptysis37951401320
Hepatomegaly836928151727
Lymphadenopathy1924492121
Diarrhea30272029361411
Rash0672
  • a —, symptom not recorded.