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Table 12 Radiological findings for pediatric 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 = 6) (n = 5) (n = 21) Viral vs. bacterial Viral vs. mixed Viral vs. no pathogen
X-ray, (n) 28 6 5 16    
 Unilobar infiltrate, n (%) 6 (21.4) 0 (0.0) 1 (20.0) 2 (12.5) 0.56 1.00 0.76
 Multilobar infiltrates, n (%) 6 (21.4) 2 (33.3) 4 (80.0) 6 (37.5) 0.88 0.04 0.42
 Interstitial infiltrates, n (%) 2 (7.1) 1 (16.7) 1 (20.0) 2 (12.5) 0.91 0.80 0.93
 Pleural effusion, n (%) 4 (14.3) 2 (33.3) 1 (20.0) 2 (12.5) 0.56 1.00 1.00
 Normal, n (%) 10 (35.7) 1 (16.7) 0 (0.0) 3 (18.8) 0.70 0.28 0.40
Computer tomography, (n) 5 1 2 3    
 Unilobar infiltrate, n (%) 2 (40.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1.00 0.95 0.71
 Multilobar infiltrates, n (%) 2 (40.0) 1 (100.0) 2 (100.0) 3 (100.0) 1.00 0.57 0.36
 Ground glass opacity, n (%) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (50.0) 0 (0.0) n/a 0.57 n/a
 Pleural effusion, n (%) 2 (40.0) 1 (100.0) 1 (50.0) 2 (66.7) 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Normal, n (%) 1 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1.00 1.00 1.00
  1. n number. Multiple findings were counted individually
  2. aMantel-Haenszel chi square test or Fisher exact test were used