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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of HBoV-positive patients

From: Detection of human bocavirus from children and adults with acute respiratory tract illness in Guangzhou, southern China

Characteristics Single HBoVa Co-pathogens Total p valuesb
Patients No. 37 28 65  
Cough 34 (91.9) 27 (96.4) 61 (93.8) 0.451
Fever (≥38°C) 24 (64.9) 20 (71.4) 44 (67.7) 0.575
Abnormal pulmonary breathing sound c 23 (62.2) 12 (42.9) 35 (53.8) 0.122
Dyspnea 19 (51.4) 11 (39.3) 30 (46.2) 0.334
Expectoration 17 (45.9) 9 (32.1) 26 (40.0) 0.261
Snivel 13 (35.1) 10 (35.7) 23 (35.4) 0.961
Pneumonia 6 (16.2) 13 (46.4) 19 (29.2) 0.008
Rhinobyon 5 (13.5) 9 (32.1) 14 (21.5) 0.070
Vomiting 3 (8.1) 3 (10.7) 6 (9.2) 0.719
Sneeze 3 (8.1) 2 (7.1) 5 (7.7) 0.885
Pharyngeal discomfort d 3 (8.1) 2 (7.1) 5 (7.7) 0.885
Poor appetite 3 (8.1) 1 (3.6) 4 (6.2) 0.451
Chill 3 (8.1) 0 (0) 3 (4.6) 0.123
Diarrhea 1 (2.7) 2 (7.1) 3 (4.6) 0.398
Lung markings increasing 1 (2.7) 1 (3.6) 2 (3.1) 0.841
Headache 1 (2.7) 1 (3.6) 2 (3.1) 0.841
Myodynia 2 (5.4) 0 (0) 2 (3.1) 0.211
Debilitation 1 (2.7) 1 (3.6) 2 (3.1) 0.841
Herpangina 1 (2.7) 0 (0) 1 (1.5) 0.381
Swirl 1 (2.7) 0 (0) 1 (1.5) 0.381
  1. aData are No. (%) of each group, percentages sum to >100% because some patients had >1 diagnosis.
  2. bStatistical difference between "Single HBoV" and "Co-pathogens"
  3. cIncluding phlegm rale, wheeze rale, bubbling rale, moist rale, and rhonchi.
  4. dIncluding pharyngeal dryness, pharyngalgia, and trachyphonia.
  5. Co-pathogens: co-detected with other 16 potential pathogens.
  6. Single HBoV: detected with single HBoV, without other 16 potential pathogens.