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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of children with acute MeV infection

From: Elevated expansion of follicular helper T cells in peripheral blood from children with acute measles infection

Clinical characteristics MeV HC
Number 42 20
Age (years) 3.6 ± 1.2 3.5 ± 1.1
Sex (M/F) 23/19 11/9
Maculopapular rash 42 (100%) N
Fever 42 (100%) N
Cough 35 (83.3%) N
Conjunctivitis 23 (54.8%) N
Koplik spots 19 (45.2%) N
Chronic bronchitis 10 (23.8%) N
Viral RNA of MeV Positive Negative
IgM (negative/positive) 9/33 0/0
IgG (negative/positive) 16/26 2/18
Time of the last booster vaccination 18 ~ 24 Mona 18 ~ 24 Mon
  1. Note: M/F Male/female, HC Healthy controls, MeV Measles virus, N Normal, Mon Month. a, 3 of 42 cases were unvaccinated in the study. In China, two doses of routine vaccination of measles were performed, the age of children was 8 months for the first dose, and the last booster vaccination was 18 ~ 24 months