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Table 4 Clinical manifestations in 63 hBoV DNA positive infants and children with and without coinfections1

From: Frequent detection of bocavirus DNA in German children with respiratory tract infections

Diagnosis at discharge from hospital n with coinfection n without coinfection total n (%)
Upper respiratory tract disease (rhinitis, otitis media, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngotracheitis, apnoic spells) 12 13 25 (39.7 %)
Lower respiratory tract disease (total) 8 24 32 (50.8 %)
   • bronchitis 3 7 10 (15.9 %)
   • wheezing bronchitis 4 5 9 (14.3 %)
   • bronchiolitis 0 2 2 (3.2 %)
   • pneumonia 1 102 11 (17.5 %)
Febrile seizures 3 3 6 (9.5 %)
  1. 1Clinical information was available for 63 of the 87 hBoV DNA positive samples
  2. 2p = 0.044 by Fisher's exact test