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Table 3 Symptoms associated with fevers in 306 adults travelling in Burkina Faso, regardless of the link to malaria

From: Malaria relevance and diagnosis in febrile Burkina Faso travellers: a prospective study

Symptom Non-malaria patients Malaria patients Total
  237 69 306
Isolated fever 68 54 122
Prevalence 28.7% 78.3% 39.9%
Digestive symptoms 88 9 97
Prevalence 37.1% 13.0% 31.7%
ENT symptoms 37 5 42
Prevalence 15.2% 7.3% 13.7%
Respiratory symptoms 36 1 37
Prevalence 15.2% 1.5% 12.1%
Urinary symptoms 4 0 4
Prevalence 1.7%   1.3%
Cutaneous symptoms 4 0 4
Prevalence 1.7%   1.3%