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Table 2 Distribution of age, hospitalization, CSF cell count, and CSF protein for EV negative, EV positive, and all patients (Total). All groups are further subdivided by age into adults (ADU), children (PED), and all (Total) patients. N = number of patients, 75th perc. = 75th percentile, 25th perc = 25th percentile

From: Meningitis gone viral: description of the echovirus wave 2013 in Germany

 EV negativeEV positiveTotal
ADUPEDTotalADUPEDTotalADUPEDTotal
Age (years)
N414453438727542117
 Range641077561774661784
 75th perc.5014.7548.540932.7544938
 median3683633.551536626
 25th perc.307.25282403.25270.758
Hospitalization (nights)
N414453438727542117
 Range35.0053531.009.003136.009.0036
 75th perc.1351363.255103.257
 median62642.003524
 25th perc.3.51.2531.7511212
CSF cell count (cells/μl)
N404443436707440114
 Range1255100125574487787712558771255
 75th perc.202.25129.75185.25314.75142205275.75132.25196.5
 median61.510067114.524.5818834.578
 25th perc.15.2544.7517.5040.56.751223.759.515
CSF protein (g/l)
N404443436707440114
 Range1.300.641.301.290.731.511.660.731.65
 75th perc.0.780.790.780.800.570.680.780.580.74
 median0.530.420.530.650.340.520.560.360.52
 25th perc.0.390.230.360.480.250.350.430.2500.36