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Table 1 Modified Vesikari Scale

From: Impact of emergency department probiotic treatment of pediatric gastroenteritis: study protocol for the PROGUT (Probiotic Regimen for Outpatient Gastroenteritis Utility of Treatment) randomized controlled trial

Points 0 1 2 3
Diarrhea duration 0 1 to 96 hours 97 to 120 hours ≥121 hours
Maximum number of diarrheal stools/24-hour period 0 1 to 3 4 to 5 ≥6
Vomiting duration (d) 0 1 to 24 hours 25 to 48 hours ≥49 hours
Maximum number of vomiting episodes/24-hour period 0 1 2 to 4 ≥5
Maximum recorded fever <37.0˚C R 37.1 to 38.4˚C R 38.5 to 38.9˚C R ≥39.0˚C R
Future healthcare visit 0% - Primary care Emergency department
Treatment None Rehydration Hospitalization -
  1. R, rectal.