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Table 2 Imaging and laboratory findings of the hospitalized children with HAdV-3 and HAdV-7 infection, 2009–2015

From: Human adenovirus type 7 infection causes a more severe disease than type 3

Laboratory Data HAdV-3 HAdV-7 p
(n = 127) (n = 131)
Radiographic change
 Increased lung texture 13 (10.2) 14 (10.7) 0.992
 Alveolar infiltrate 49 (38.6) 61 (46.6) 0.369
 Interstitial inflammation 8 (6.3) 8 (6.1) 0.997
 Consolidation 9 (7.1) 18 (13.7) 0.894
 Atelectasis 2 (1.6) 4 (3.1) 0.683
 Pleural effusion 2 (1.6) 6 (4.6) 0.279
 Pneumothorax 0 2 (1.5) 1.000
Blood test
 WBC(109cells/L) 11.69 ± 0.46 10.28 ± 0.51 0.041a
 Leukopenia (< 4000/μL) 2 (1.6) 11 (8.4) 0.904
 Neutrophils (%) 50.26 (10–90) 52.32 (14–87) 0.351
 Lymphocyte (%) 44.67 (6–90) 43.88 (10–81) 0.794
 Platelets(109cells/L) 370.2 ± 14.22 259.9 ± 11.38 0.0001a
 Hemoglobin(g/L) 111.6 ± 1.12 111.2 ± 1.08 0.779
 CRP(mg/L) 10.6 ± 1.14 11.9 ± 1.30 0.499
 Positive sputum culture 45 (35.4) 59 (45) 0.420
 Positive blood culture 1 (0.8) 0 1.000
  1. Note: Data are shown as medians (interquartile range) or number (%)
  2. Abbreviations: WBC white blood cell, CRP C-reactive protein
  3. a”: a significant difference between two groups