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Table 2 Respiratory pathogens prevalence in nasopharyngeal samples from 52 children hospitalised for community-acquired pneumonia with parapneumonic empyema (CAP + PPE) or community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)

From: Viral and bacterial pathogens identification in children hospitalised for severe pneumonia and parapneumonic empyema

Pathogens CAP + PPE (na = 28) CAP (n = 24)
Rhinovirus 8 10
Bocavirus 3 0
Parainfluenza viruses 4 4
hMPVb 4 1
HCoV-NL-63c 2 0
RSVd 2 2
Influenza A and B 0 2
Adenovirus 1 0
M. pneumoniae 0 2
S. pneumoniae 15 21
S. aureus 2 2
No pathogen detection 5 3
Mono viral detection 6 17
Dual viral detection 8 1
  1. Data are presented as number of samples positive for bacteria and/or viruses
  2. an = total number
  3. bhMPV = human metapneumovirus
  4. cHCoV-NL-63 = coronaviruses
  5. dRSV = respiratory syncytial virus