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Table 2 Etiologic agents of pneumonia

From: A prospective observational study of community acquired pneumonia in Kenya: the role of viral pathogens

Type of infection and agents identified n = 77 (%)
None 33 (42.9)
Viral pathogen alone (single agent) 22 (28.6)
Viral pathogen alone (multiple agents) 11 (14.3)
Bacterial pathogen alone 4 (5.2)
Viral-bacterial co-infection 4 (5.2)
P. jirovecii 3 (3.9)
Viral agents:
 Influenza A 18 (23.4)
 Rhinovirus 18 (23.4)
 Adenovirus 6 (7.8)
 Enterovirus 4 (5.3)
 Parainfluenza 3 (3.9)
 Respiratory Syncytial Virus 2 (2.6)
 Parechovirus 2 (2.6)
 Human Metapneumovirus 1 (1.3)
Bacterial agents:
Blood culture (n = 60)
  E. coli 1 (1.3)
  S. Typhi 1 (1.3)
  S. pneumoniae 2 (2.6)
Bronchial wash culture (n = 7)
  M. tuberculosis 1 (1.3)
  K. pneumoniae 1 (1.3)
Sputum (n = 39)
  M. tuberculosis 1 (1.3)
  S. pneumoniae 1 (1.3)