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Table 1 Summary of findings

From: Chikungunya – an emerging infection in Bangladesh: a case series

Findings Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4 Case-5 Case-6
Age (year) 45 45 20 35 50 42
Sex F F F F F F
Occupation Housewife Housewife Student Housewife Sousewife Housewife
Duration of fever       
at onset (days) 5 3 3 5 4 6
Maculo-papular       
Rash at onset Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Arthralgia and/or Arthritis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ESR (mm in first hour) 65 90 50 60 30 45
RF (IU/ml) <8.1 - <8 <10 <8 <10
Anti CCP (IU/ml) <10 - <10 <11 <5 <6
Anti-chikungunya       
IgM Ab +ve +ve +ve +ve +ve +ve
Residual joint pain       
persisting two to three months Yes No No No No Yes
  1. ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; RF, Rheumatoid factor; Anti CCP, Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide; IgM, Immunoglobulin M; Ab, Antibody.