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Table 3 Patients testing positive for brucellosis (N = 21)

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

Gender N(%)
 Female 11 (61.1%)
 Male 7 (38.9%)
Age in years
 Mean (SD) 31.8 (19.6)
 Median 26.5
 Range 2–68 years
Symptoms N(%)
 Self-reported fever 17 (94.4%)
 Fever (on admission) (> 37.5 °C) 10 (55.6%)
 Night sweats 10 (55.6%)
 Fatigue 5 (27.8%)
 Nausea 7 (38.9%)
 Weight loss 5 (27.8%)
 Headache 16 (88.9%)
Risk Factors N(%)
 Consume raw milk 11 (61.1%)
 Consume fresh blood 2 (11.1%)
 Consume raw meat 2 (11.1%)
 Contact with livestock 16 (88.9%)
 Milking 12 (66.7%)
 Feeding 12 (66.7%)
 Lambing/calving 5 (27.8%)
 Slaughtering 6 (33.3%)
 Reported livestock health problems within 2 months prior to admission in study (abortion, weak siblings, infected udder, or swelling knee) 11 (61.1%)