Table 3

Clinical presentations in 316 hospitalized ARTI children

Patient characteristic

Negativea

n = 152

Single infectiona

n = 50

Coinfectiona

n = 114


Length of hospital stay (d)

8.44 ± 3.99

7.62 ± 2.91

7.74 ± 2.75

Feverb

90

30

83

Vomiting

35

12

25

Cough

113

36

75

Rash

11

2

7

Diarrhea

15

2

5

White blood cells/mm3

< 4000

12

3

12

4000-10000

87

22

62

> 10000

53

24

36

AURI

47

17

40

ALRI

105

33

74


AURI, acute upper respiratory infection; ALRI, acute lower respiratory infection; a The number in the corresponding group;b Armpit skin temperature ≥ 37.5°C.

Peng et al. Virology Journal 2009 6:155   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-6-155

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