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Objectives: To describe the clinical and paraclinical characteristics of pediatric patients with acute diarrhea at Vietnam National Children's Hospital in 2019.
Subjects: Children diagnosed with acute diarrhea at Vietnam National Children's Hospital from January 2019 to December 2019.
Methods: Cross-sectional description.
Results and conclusion: 63.7% of children had vomiting, of which 59.2% vomited
5-10 times/day. 55.7% had a mild fever. 20.7% had dehydration. 76.7% of yellow feces and 77.3% of feces had no fishy odor. The majority of children had leukocytes, increased hematocrit. 55.1% of children had Escherichia coli in their stool
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