TABLE 2

Clinical Characteristics of Infants (N = 40) With Rectal Bleeding

Characteristicn (%)
Disease history from birth
    Transient viral infection14 (35)
    Transient bacterial infection5 (13)
    Course of antimicrobial medication6 (15)
On admission
    Bloody stools40 (100)
    Mucous stools29 (73)
    Watery stools15 (38)
    Abdominal pain23 (58)
    Vomiting7 (18)
    Respiratory infection9 (22)
    Fever3 (8)
During follow-up
    Bloody stools32 (80)
    Watery stools5 (13)
    Abdominal pain9 (23)
    Vomiting14 (35)