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Table 1 Clinical summaries of pediatric patients with CAP

From: Molecular etiological profile of atypical bacterial pathogens, viruses and coinfections among infants and children with community acquired pneumonia admitted to a national hospital in Lima, Peru

  Frequency
n =  cases
Prevalence (%)
Children
 Age (range)
  0–1 119 81.51
  2–5 17 11.64
  6–10 5 3.42
  > 10 2 1.37
  NR 3 2.05
 Gender
  Male 87 59.59
  Women 59 40.41
  NR 0 0
 Hospitalized 137 93.84
  Sample
   Nasopharyngeal swab 145 99.32
   Nasal swab 1 0.68
   Nasopharyngeal aspired 0 0
Clinical symptoms
 Cough 127 86.99
 Fever 116 79.45
 Rhinorrhea 112 76.71
 Wheezing 73 50
 Expectoration 60 41.01
 Pharyngeal congestion 32 21.92
 Sore throat 19 13-01
 Malaise 14 9.59
 Vomiting 10 6.85
 Diarrhea 9 6.16
 Lymphadenopathy 3 2.05
 Asthenia 3 2.05
  1. Others (< 2% of cases: Ear pain, photophobia, conjunctival congestion, abdominal pain, lymphadenopathy, fatigue, myalgia)
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