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Table 5 No significant differences in laboratory findings of children hospitalized with M. pneumonia and C. pneumoniae infection

From: Epidemiology and associations with climatic conditions of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae infections among Chinese children hospitalized with acute respiratory infections

  M. pneumoniae C. pneumoniae Co-infection
  (n = 199) (n = 81) (n = 15)
Cell immunity    
  CD3+ (%) 63.6 ± 9.4 65.3 ± 9.3 61.9 ± 8.3
  CD3 + CD4+ (%) 36.8 ± 8.2 37.5 ± 8.6 33.9 ± 4.4
  CD3 + CD8+ (%) 22.9 ± 6.7 24.1 ± 5.7 23.6 ± 8.1
  CD4/CD8 (%) 1.8 ± 0.8 1.7 ± 0.7 1.6 ± 0.6
  CD3-CD19+ (%) 26.2 ± 9.8 26.1 ± 8.9 29.7 ± 9.2
  CD3-CD (16 + 56+) (%) 8.8 ± 5.7 6.6 ± 3.9 6.8 ± 2.8
  CD19 + CD23+ (%) 6.6 ± 3.6 6.9 ± 2.9 7.8 ± 2.5
  CD4 + CD25+ (%) 7.4 ± 3.5 6.0 ± 3.7 7.0 ± 2.4
Chest X-rays (LRTI) * n = 171 n = 66 n = 13
  Lobar consolidation (%) 23 (13.5) 7 (10.6) 2 (15.4)
  Infiltration/opacities (%) 105 (61.4) 41 (62.1) 8 (61.5)
  Hyper aeration (%) 16 (9.4) 10 (15.2) 2 (15.4)
  Interstitial lesions (%) 59 (34.5) 25 (37.9) 4 (30.8)
  Pleural reaction (%) 4 (2.3) 0 (0) 1 (7.7)
Tidal lung function (LRTI) n = 82 n = 54 n = 9
  Normal (0) 13 (15.9) 9 (16.7) 1 (11.1)
  Mild (1–3) 22 (26.8) 6 (11.1) 1 (11.1)
  Moderate (4–5) 23 (28.0) 18 (33.3) 1 (11.1)
  Severe (6–7) 20 (24.3) 17 (31.5) 4 (44.4)
  Extremely severe (8–9) 4 (4.9) 4 (7.4) 2 (22.2)
  1. *Chest X-rays and tidal lung function were only performed on children with LRTI. CD cluster of differentiation, LRTI lower respiratory tract infection.