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Table 1 Detection of respiratory pathogens by real-time PCR

From: Epidemiology and clinical presentation of the four human parainfluenza virus types

Pathogens# Number of positive samples with potential pathogens* Detection rate (%)
HPIV-1 HPIV-2 HPIV-3 HPIV-4 infA infB RSV ADV HMPV HBoV EV 229E OC43 NL63 HKU1 MP CP
HPIV-1 58 2 2 0 3 0 6 0 0 3 6 1 3 1 0 6 0 1.2
HPIV-2   19 2 0 1 0 6 0 1 0 1 2 3 0 0 2 0 0.4
HPIV-3    99 0 4 3 5 2 2 5 5 0 4 1 0 9 0 2.1
HPIV-4     8 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.2
infA      833 9 28 9 5 6 17 6 14 2 5 16 0 17.5
infB       201 4 0 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 4.2
RSV        524 11 7 8 44 6 3 5 1 13 1 11.0
ADV         151 3 4 10 4 4 4 1 5 0 3.2
HMPV          164 2 7 2 4 1 0 5 0 3.4
HBoV           103 7 0 3 1 3 10 0 2.2
EV            226 3 6 5 0 9 0 4.8
229E             35 6 2 0 1 0 0.7
OC43              88 2 0 6 0 1.9
NL63               33 0 1 1 0.7
HKU1                20 5 0 0.4
MP                 274 0 5.8
CP                  7 0.1
1 pathogen 35 7 66 4 726 171 392 107 125 57 124 13 43 14 8 196 5 44.0
2 pathogens 18 8 23 4 92 29 104 31 33 32 80 15 30 13 9 65 2 12.4
≥3 pathogens 5 4 10 0 15 1 28 13 6 14 22 7 15 6 3 13 0 3.4
  1. #HPIV: human parainfluenza virus, infA: influenza A virus, infB: influenza B virus, RSV: respiratory syncytial virus, ADV: adenovirus, HMPV: human metapneumovirus, HBoV: human bocavirus, EV: enterovirus, 229E: human coronavirus 229E, OC43: human coronavirus OC43, NL63: human coronavirus NL63, HKU1: human coronavirus HKU1, MP: Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and CP: Chlamydophila pneumoniae.
  2. *Boldface indicates total numbers of pathogens detected. Note: multiple pathogens were isolated from some samples.