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Table 13 Radiological findings for all 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 = 80) (n = 42) (n = 11) (n = 121) Viral vs. bacterial Viral vs. mixed Viral vs. no pathogen
X-ray, (n) 61 32 10 97    
 Unilobar infiltrate, n (%) 15 (24.6) 5 (15.6) 1 (10.0) 16 (16.5) 0.32 0.57 0.21
 Multilobar infiltrates, n (%) 12 (19.7) 12 (37.5) 6 (60.0) 36 (37.1) 0.06 0.03 0.02
 Interstitial infiltrates, n (%) 5 (8.2) 8 (25.0) 2 (20.0) 19 (19.6) 0.06 0.51 0.05
 Pleural effusion, n (%) 9 (14.8) 13 (40.6) 1 (10.0) 26 (26.8) 0.01 1.00 0.08
 Normal, n (%) 18 (29.5) 3 (9.4) 1 (10.0) 17 (17.5) 0.03 0.37 0.08
Computer tomography, (n) 28 30 7 74    
 Unilobar infiltrate, n (%) 7 (25.0) 4 (13.3) 0 (0.0) 7 (9.5) 0.26 0.35 0.10
 Multilobar infiltrates, n (%) 13 (46.4) 17 (56.7) 6 (85.7) 35 (47.3) 0.44 0.14 0.94
 Ground glass opacity, n (%) 4 (14.3) 6 (20.0) 3 (42.9) 29 (39.2) 0.82 0.25 0.02
 Pleural effusion, n (%) 7 (25.0) 14 (46.7) 2 (28.6) 27 (36.5) 0.09 1.00 0.28
  1. n number. Multiple findings were counted individually
  2. aMantel-Haenszel chi square test or Fisher exact test were used