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Table 1 Rates of recovery from infection (cessation of shedding virus) per day estimated using survival analysis using data from 192 RSV infected Kenyan children.

From: Duration of shedding of respiratory syncytial virus in a community study of Kenyan children

Feature   Number Mean duration of shedding Lower CI Upper CI
History never infected 115 4.9 4.1 5.8
  infected 77 4.1 3.3 5.1
sex Male 88 4.4 3.6 5.4
  Female 104 4.7 3.9 5.7
Age group 0-11 months 21 4.4 2.9 6.7
  12-17 months 35 4.9 3.5 6.8
  18-23 months 65 4.9 3.9 6.3
  24+ months 71 4.1 3.3 5.2
Severity URTI 165 4.4 3.8 5.1
  Mild LRTI 20 5.6 3.6 8.8
  Severe LRTI 7 5.2 2.5 10.8
Revised History $ never infected 96 5.1 4.2 6.2
  infected 96 4.0 3.3 4.9
  1. $ Assumes children over 3 years (greater than 36 months old) have been previously infected.