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Table 1 Incidence/100,000-person years for hospital acquired and community acquired RSV, PIV-1, PIV-2 and PIV-3, AV, Inf-A, Inf-B and hMPV among of children with ARTI compared to overall incidence

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Childhood nosocomial viral acute respiratory tract infections in teaching hospital Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Age group (months) Viral aetiologies p value and comments
RSV PIV-1 PIV-2 PIV-3 AV Inf-A Inf-B hMPV
Nosocomial 8.41 0.18 0.44 0.10 0.67 0.54 0.03 0.30 Compared to other viruses, nosocomial RSV was significantly common (p = 0.001); All of community acquired viral ARTI was significantly higher than nosocomial viral infections
CA 22.82 1.21 2.01 1.20 2.13 1.01 1.03 1.01
Period prevalence over 1 year 31.33 1.39 2.45 1.30 2.80 1.55 1.06 1.31
  1. Community acquired (CA), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), adeno (AV), parainfluenza 1, 2 and 3 (PIV 1, 2 and 3), influenza A (Inf A) and B (Inf B) and human metapneumovirus (hMPV)
  2. p < 0.05 was taken as significant