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Table 1 Epidemiologic, clinical and virologic characteristics of 193 Manitoban children with Adenovirus LRTI

From: Epidemiology of severe pediatric adenovirus lower respiratory tract infections in Manitoba, Canada, 1991-2005

Characteristics n (%)
Female 68 (35%)
Age (mo) 11.1 ± 8.1
Canadian Aboriginal 112 (58%)
History of prematurity (< 37 weeks gestation) 23 (12%)
Hospitalization 128 (66%)
Length of hospitalization (days)# 5 (1-189)
Clinical findings  
fever 128 (67%)
hypoxia 86 (46%)
rales 86 (45%)
wheezing 85 (45%)
conjunctivitis 13 (7%)
otitis media 19 (10%)
vomiting 39 (20%)
diarrhea 38 (20%)
Serotypes  
1 40 (22%)
2 53 (29%)
3 37 (20%)
4 6 (3%)
5 18 (10%)
6 5 (3%)
7 24 (13%)
Associated isolates  
RSV 11 (6%)
Parainfluenza 6 (3%)
Influenza A 1 (< 1%)
CMV 1 (< 1%)
K. pneumoniae 2 (< 1%)
B. pertussis 1 (< 1%)
Managements  
antibiotics 139 (72%)
salbutamol 127 (66%)
oxygen 88 (46%)
steroids 60 (31%)
mechanical ventilation 21 (11%)
Bronchiectasis 8 (4%)
  1. Values are mean ± SD; otherwise, number (percent) of patients.
  2. # Median is reported with (range).
  3. ¶ Ten isolates were un-typed.