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Table 4 RT-PCR Results in children with acute respiratory tract infections

From: Single- and multiple viral respiratory infections in children: disease and management cannot be related to a specific pathogen

RT-PCR results N Proportion out of total
(n = 560 cases)
Detection in single infections Proportion out of total single infections (n = 331) Detection in multiple infections Proportion out of total multiple infections (n = 126)
Negative 103 18.4%     
Single 331 59.1%     
Dual 106 18.9%     
Triple 18 3.2%     
Quadruple 2 0.4%     
RSV 291 52.0% 200 60.4% 91 72.2%
RV 72 12.9% 30 9.1% 42 33.3%
HCoV 71 12.7% 24 7.3% 47 37.3%
HAdV 45 8.0% 14 4.2% 31 24.6%
hMPV 42 7.5% 23 6.9% 19 15.1%
FLU 33 5.9% 21 6.3% 12 9.5%
PIV 29 5.2% 9 2.7% 20 15.9%
HBoV 22 3.9% 10 3.0% 12 9.5%
  1. RSV Respiratory Syncytial Virus, RV Rhinovirus, HCoV Human Coronavirus, HAdV Human Adenovirus, hMPV Human metapneuvirus, FLU Influenzavirus, PIV Parainfluenza virus, HBoV Human Bocavirus