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Table 2 Comparison of clinical and demographic characteristics of human adenovirus genotypes isolated between December 2006 and November 2009

From: Prevalence of adenovirus in children with acute respiratory tract infection in Lanzhou, China

Variable AdV3 AdV11 Other type Total
(n = 58) (n = 10) (n = 6) (n = 74)
Sex (male) 40 (68.97) 7 (70) 4 (66.67) 52 (70.27)
Age group (months)     
<6 8 (13.79) 3 (30) 0 (0) 11 (14.84)
6–12 7 (9.46) 4 (40) 1 (16.67) 12 (16.22)
13–24 12 (20.69) 1 (10) 0 (0) 13 (17.57)
25–60 22 (37.93) 2( 20) 2 (33.33) 26 (35.14)
>60 9 (15.52) 0 (0) 3 (50) 11 (14.86)
Mixed infections 40 (68.97) 4 (40) 1 (16.67) 45 (60.81)
Clinical manifestations     
 Cough 38 (65.52) 9 (90) 2 (33.33) 49 (66.22)
 Wheezing 15 (25.86) 2 (20) 1 (16.67) 18 (24.32)
 Fever > 38°C 42 (70.69) 5 (50) 5 (83.33) 52 (67.57)
Crackles 21 (36.21) 7 (70) 0 (0) 28 (37.84)
Diarrhea 11 (18.97) 2 (20) 1 (16.67) 14 (18.92)
Cyanosis 2 (5.26) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (2.70)
Leukocyte count (median, 109 leukocytes/L) 8.5 7.9   
No. of hospitalizations 27 (46.55) 8 (80) 3 (50) 38 (51.35)
Final diagnosis     
Upper respiratory tract infection 26 (44.83) 2 (20) 4 (5.41) 32 (43.24)
 Bronchiolitis 11 (18.97) 3 (30) 0 (0) 14 (18.92)
 Pneumonia 16 (27.59) 4 (40) 1 (1.35) 21 (28.38)
 Bronchitis 5 (8.62) 1 (10) 1 (1.35) 7 (9.46)