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Table 1 Clinical, laboratory and radiological findings in a 4-year-old girl with community-acquired bacteremic pneumonia

From: What is the role of Ewingella americana in humans? A case report in a healthy 4-year-old girl

Findings Admission After 2 days After 4 days (at discharge) After 28 days (follow-up)
Clinical objectivity Productive cough, fever, tachypnea, dyspnea with retractions, grunting, nasal flaring, fine crackling rales in the left upper field, bilateral wheezing Resolution of dyspnea, improvement of the rales Good cardio-respiratory objectivity, no more rales at auscultation Good general conditions and complete resolution of symptoms
Oxygen saturation 96% 98% 99% 99%
Chest X-ray Segmental consolidation of the lingula in the left lung    
Leukocytes (cells/mm3) 15,810 10,340 8600  
Neutrophils, % 50.3 50.8 45  
Lymphocytes, % 39.3 31.5 40  
Monocytes, % 7.9 9.9 9  
Eosinophils, % 2.1 7.5 5  
Basophils, % 0.4 0.3 1  
Procalcitonin, ng/mL < 0.12    
C reactive protein, mg/dL 1.19 1.71 0.31  
IgG anti-Chlamydia pneumoniae 0.2    
IgM anti-Chlamydia pneumoniae 0.7    
IgG anti-Mycoplasma pneumoniae <  0.1    
IgG anti-Mycoplasma pneumoniae 2.4    
Blood culture Positive for Ewingella americana    
Mantoux Test Negative