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Table 1 General characteristics of the patients

From: Rapid detection of respiratory organisms with the FilmArray respiratory panel in a large children’s hospital in China

Characteristic Value for patients
Total 775
Age, No. (%)
  < 1 year 338 (43.6)
 1–2 years 185 (23.9)
 3–5 years 146 (18.9)
 6–15 years 106 (13.7)
Sex, No. (%)
 Male 430 (55.5)
 Female 345 (44.5)
Clinical diagnosis, No. (%)
 URI 50 (6.5)
 LRI 725 (93.5)
Underlying diseases, No. (%)
 None 538 (69.4)
 CHD 148 (19.1)
 Congenital biliary atresia 25 (3.2)
 Malignancy 19 (2.5)
 Congenital immunodeficiency 6 (0.8)
 Other diseases 39 (5.0)
Prognosis after treat, No. (%)
 Alive 731 (94.3)
 Deathb 12 (1.5)
 Unknownc 32 (4.1)
  1. aAbbreviations: URI Upper respiratory tract infection; LRI Lower respiratory tract infection; CHD Congenital heart disease
  2. bMost of the children died from underlying diseases, including malignancy, congenital heart disease, Niemann-Pick Disease, etc.
  3. cIncluding the patients who transfer to other hospitals for treatment or abandon treatment. Upon follow-up by phone, 7 patients showed clinical improvement after transfer to other hospitals, 11 patients died after giving up treatment and discharged from our hospital, and 14 patients cannot be contacted and their prognosis were finally unknown