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Table 3 Proportion of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in patients with acute respiratory infections (ARIs) with single virus infection

From: Clinical and virological factors associated with gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with acute respiratory infection: a two-year prospective study in general practice medicine

  Human Coronavirus* Influenza A* Influenza B* Human Rhinovirus* Respiratory syncytial virus* Human Adeno virus* Human Bocavirus* Human Metapneumovirus* Human Parainfluenzavirus * Enteric pathogens ** p-value
Number of single virus detection in ARI patients 28 41 63 21 14 3 0 9 4 24  
GI symptoms in ARI patients with single virus detection
N (%)
22 (78.6) 22 (53.6) 35 (57.1) 7 (33.3) 6 (42.8) 2 (66.6) 0 5 (55.5) 3 (75) 19 (79.2) 0.02 a,b
  1. *in nasopharyngeal swab
  2. **in stool specimen
  3. Significant differences are noted as bold (Highest) versus italic (lowest) when possible
  4. aPearson Chi-square test
  5. binterpret with caution as any cell as a value < 5