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Table 11 Radiological findings for adult patients

From: Impact of viral multiplex real-time PCR on management of respiratory tract infection: a retrospective cohort study

  Viral Bacterial Mixed No pathogen   p-value a  
(n = 40) (n = 36) (n = 6) (n = 100) Viral vs. bacterial Viral vs. mixed Viral vs. no pathogen
X-ray, (n) 33 26 5 81    
 Unilobar infiltrate, n (%) 9 (27.3) 5 (19.2) 0 (0.0) 14 (17.3) 0.48 0.47 0.23
 Multilobar infiltrates, n (%) 6 (18.2) 10 (38.5) 2 (40.0) 30 (37.0) 0.09 0.56 0.05
 Interstitial infiltrates, n (%) 3 (9.1) 7 (26.9) 1 (20.0) 17 (21.0) 0.14 0.89 0.13
 Pleural effusion, n (%) 5 (15.2) 11 (42.3) 0 (0.0) 24 (29.6) 0.02 0.95 0.11
 Normal, n (%) 8 (24.2) 2 (7.7) 1 (20.0) 14 (17.3) 0.18 1.00 0.40
Computer tomography, (n) 23 29 5 71    
 Unilobar infiltrate, n (%) 5 (21.7) 4 (13.8) 0 (0.0) 7 (9.9) 0.70 0.69 0.26
 Multilobar infiltrates, n (%) 11 (47.8) 16 (55.2) 4 (80.0) 32 (45.1) 0.60 0.42 0.82
 Ground glass opacity, n (%) 4 (17.4) 6 (20.7) 2 (40.0) 29 (40.8) 1.00 0.57 0.04
 Pleural effusion, n (%) 5 (21.7) 13 (44.8) 1 (20.0) 25 (35.2) 0.09 1.00 0.23
 Normal, n (%) 2 (8.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0.38 1.00 0.12
  1. n number. Multiple findings were counted individually
  2. aMantel-Haenszel chi square test or Fisher exact test were used