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Table 2 Clinical features of penicilliosis among HIV-negative patients with and without underlying disease

From: Differences in clinical characteristics and prognosis of Penicilliosis among HIV-negative patients with or without underlying disease in Southern China: a retrospective study

Variables Group D (N = 18) Group ND (N = 25) P-values
Fever 17 (94.4 %) 22 (88 %) 0.853
Mean temperature 39.58 °C 39.67 °C 0.971
Lymphadenopathy 16 (88.9 %) 18 (72 %) 0.336
Hepatomegaly 10 (55 %) 7 (28 %) 0.068
Splenomegaly 9 (50 %) 7 (28 %) 0.141
Cutaneous lesions 14 (77.8 %) 16 (64 %) 0.332
Cough 15 (83.3 %) 23 (92 %) 0.695
Dyspnoea 6 (33.3 %) 8 (32 %) 0.972
Anaemia 16 (88.9 %) 24 (96 %) 0.767
Osteolysis 8 (44.4 %) 6 (24 %) 0.158
Thoracalgia 8 (44.4 %) 4 (16 %) 0.040*
Bloody stools/diarrhoea 5 (27.7 %) 4 (16 %) 0.578
Duration of diagnosis (days) (median, IQR) 135.5 (27–1008) 102 (12–635) 0.079
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or median (IQR), unless indicated otherwise
  2. *P < 0.05
  3. Patients with Penicillium marneffei infection were divided into two groups; Group D included patients with underlying disease, and Group ND included patients without underlying disease