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Table 3 Distribution of individual respiratory pathogens (n = 324) detected in 450 children

From: Viral etiologies of lower respiratory tract infections among Egyptian children under five years of age

Age in months1 RSV n(%) HAdV n(%) HPIV-1 n(%) HPIV-2 n(%) HPIV-3 n(%) hMPV n(%) FLUAV n(%) FLUBV n(%)
0-6, (n = 184) 64 (34.8) 18 (9.7) 12 (6.5) 2 (1.08) 11 (5.9) 11 (5.9) 2 (1.08) 0 (0)
7-12, (n = 92) 18 (19.5) 21 (22.8) 5 (3.2) 2 (2.17) 10 (10.8) 10 (10.8) 7 (7.6) 1 (1.08)
13-24, (n = 102) 12 (11.7) 27 (26.4) 7 (6.8) 3 (2.9) 13 (12.7) 5 (4.9) 7 (6.8) 3 (2.9)
25-60 , (n = 70) 13 (18.5) 17 (24.2) 6 (8.5) 7 (10) 6 (8.5) 3 (4.2) 0 (0) 1 (1.4)
Total positive (n = 450) 2 107 (23.8) 83 (18.4) 30 (6.6) 14 (3.1) 40 (8.9) 29 (6.4) 16 (3.5) 5 (1.1)
  1. 1 Cases were not added up to n due to missing answers.
  2. 2 Percentages do not add up due to viral co-infections.