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Table 2 Patient Symptomatology (N = 288)

From: Connected diagnostics: linking digital rapid diagnostic tests and mobile health wallets to diagnose and treat brucellosis in Samburu, Kenya

Symptom N (%) Reported duration in days Median (IQR) Patients reporting recurrence N (%)
Fever (self-reported) 240 (83.3%) 3 (2–7) 219 (91.3%)
Fever (on admission) (> 37.5 °C) 66 (22.9%)
Night sweats 138 (47.9%) 3 (2–5) 131 (92.9%)
Fatigue 135 (46.9%) 3 (2–5) 124 (91.9%)
Weight loss 104 (36.1%)
Nausea 117 (40.61) 3 (2–4) 109 (93.2%)
Headache 249 (86.5%) 3 (2–6) 227 (91.2%)
General discomfort 137 (47.6%) 3 (2–5) 120 (87.6%)
Joint pain 137 (47.6%) 3 (2–7) 127 (92.7%)
Lower back pain 125 (43.4%) 3 (2–6) 119 (95.2%)