TABLE 1

Modified Vesikari Score (MVS) Components

0 Points1 Point2 Points3 Points
Diarrhea duration, d01–45≥6
Maximal no. of diarrheal stools per 24-h period01–34–5≥6
Vomiting duration, d012≥3
Maximal no. of vomiting episodes per 24-h period012–4≥5
Maximal recorded fever, rectal, °C<37.037.1–38.438.5–38.9≥39.0
Health care provider visitsNoneOutpatientaEDb
TreatmentNoneRehydrationHospitalization
  • a Community-based health care provider visit related to vomiting, diarrhea, fever, or fluid refusal.

  • b ED health care provider visit related to vomiting, diarrhea, fever, or fluid refusal.