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Table 4 Laboratory and Radiographic Findings between the Research Group and the Control Group

From: Human adenovirus Coinfection aggravates the severity of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in children

CharacteristicsControl group (n = 90)Research group (n = 30)P value
Leukocyte count (× 10^9/L), median7.355 (2.9–20.4)6.995 (3.8–20.9)0.833
Neutrophil (%), mean58.8 ± 12.9 (26.4–86.2)59.4 ± 12.1 (31.0–86.0)0.805
Lymphocyte (%), mean30.8 ± 12.1 (8.9–64.9)31.1 ± 10.7 (9.9–56.4)0.880
Anemia, n14 (15.6%)7 (23.3%)0.239
Platelet (×10^9/L), median305 (90–680)264 (111–644)0.01
C-reactive protein> 8 mg/L, n51 (56.7%)16 (53.3%)0.456
Elevated serum CK-MB, n2 (2.2%)2 (6.7%)0.263
Abnormal ECG, na36 (46.7%)10 (45.5%)0.555
Decrease PaO2, nb00
LDH (U/L), median322 (172–1820)348 (190–693)0.337
Elevated serum PCT, n43 (47.8%)18 (60%)0.407
Multilobar infiltrates, n61 (67.8%)21 (70%)0.506
Pleural effusion, n23 (25.6%)8 (26.7%)0.54
Rash, n6 (6.7%)1 (3.3%)0.44
Myocardial damage, n37 (41.1%)11 (36.7%)0.418
Liver damage, n12 (13.3%)1 (3.3%)0.112
  1. aThe ECG results were observed for 77 cases in the control group and 22 in the research group
  2. bThe results of the arterial blood gas analysis were found for 51 cases in the control group and 23 cases in the research group