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Table 3 Demographic data of patients with RPP tests between March 7–May 28 from 2018, 2019, and 2020

From: Broad respiratory testing to identify SARS-CoV-2 viral co-circulation and inform diagnostic stewardship in the COVID-19 pandemic

Year RPP tests Sex, male Age, years eCoV detected, % (#)
Median (range)  < 5  > 60 299E NL63 OC43 HKU1 Multiple
2018 7197 50.5% 45.0 (0–103) 25.8% 35.1% 0.5%
(34)
2.6%
(185)
0.8%
(60)
0.2%
(12)
 < 0.1%
(1)
2019 8520 49.5% 50.0 (0–106) 20.8% 39.9% 2.0%
(172)
1.3%
(112)
1.1%
(92)
0.1%
(7)
 < 0.1%
(4)
2020 53,661 47.0% 57.0 (0–111) 5.1% 46.0% 0.2%
(99)
1.1%
(578)
0.3%
(145)
0.3%
(136)
 < 0.1%
(6)
Significance ****a ****b ****c ****c
  1. RPP respiratory pathogen panel
  2. ****p < 0.0001
  3. aFisher’s exact test
  4. bKruskal–Wallis test
  5. cChi-square test for trend