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Table 3 The disease spectrum in EBV-positive children

From: The impact of serological features in Chinese children with primary or past Epstein–Barr virus infections

Diagnosis Primary infection Past infection Orphaned VCA-IgG No infection
(n = 60) (n = 95) (n = 9) (n = 116)
IM 24 (40.0%) 3 (3.2%) 1 (14.3%) 5 (4.3%)
Respiratory infection 25 (41.7%) 74 (77.9%) 7 (77.8%) 94 (81.0%)
Kawasaki disease 2 (3.3%) 6 (6.3%)   7 (6.0%)
ITP 1 (1.7%) 1 (1.1%)   
Anaphylactic purpura 1 (1.7%) 1 (1.1%)   
Ulcerative stomatitis 1 (1.7%)    
Measles 1 (1.7%)    1 (0.9%)
Asthma 1 (1.7%) 2 (2.1%)   3 (2.6%)
JRA 1 (1.7%) 1 (1.1%)   
Pulmonary tuberculosis 1 (1.7%) 1 (1.1%)   
Herpangina 1 (1.7%) 1 (1.1%)   2 (1.7%)
Hand-foot-mouth disease 1 (1.7%)    
Summer fever   1 (1.1%) 1 (14.3%)  
GERD   1 (1.1%)   
CMV infection   1 (1.1%)   
Virus infection   1 (1.1%)   1 (0.9%)
Fever of unknown origin   1 (1.1%)   
Exanthema subitum     1 (0.9%)
Adenolymphitis     1 (0.9%)
Blood poisoning     1 (0.9%)
  1. IM, infectious mononucleosis; ITP, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura; JRA, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease.