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Table 1 Viral etiology of respiratory infection in 1229 children with respiratory tract infections

From: Single detection of human bocavirus 1 with a high viral load in severe respiratory tract infections in previously healthy children

Viruses No. (%) of children infected with virus No. (%) of children infected with virus as sole agent
Rhinovirus 318 (25.9) 105 (8.5)
Respiratory syncytial virus A and B 197 (16.0) 112 (9.1)
Human bocavirus 1 127 (10.3) 66 (5.4)
Parainfluenza virus types 1–4 44 (3.6) 12 (1.0)
Adenovirus 88 (7.2) 47 (3.8)
Influenza A, B, and C viruses 34 (2.7) 24 (2.0)
Coronavirus types OC43 and 229E 18 (1.5) 9 (0.7)
Human metapneumovirus 19 (1.5) 11 (0.9)
Patients infected with ≥ 2 viruses 266 (21.6) /
Patients infected with ≥ 1 viruses 652 (53.1) 386 (31.4)
  1. NOTE: Human coronaviruses, parainfluenza virus type 4, rhinovirus, human metapneumovirus, and human bocavirus 1 were studied only by PCR; respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza virus type 1–3, adenovirus, and influenza were studied by viral culture and PCR.