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Table 2 Clinical features, outcome and adenovirus genotypes in 17 children with acute lower respiratory infection

From: Adenovirus type 7 associated with severe and fatal acute lower respiratory infections in Argentine children

Case # Admission Sex Age months Diagnosis Underlying condition Genotype Outcome
1991
1 Sept M 2 Multifocal Pneumonia Malnutrition Grade I 2D7 NF
2 Oct M 24 Bilateral Pneumonia None 7h Dead *Sepsis, pneumonia
3 Nov M 3 Multifocal Pneumonia Malnutrition Grade II, Diarrhea Preterm 7h Dead **Reye Syndrome, pneumonia
4 Nov M 8 Bronchiolitis Previous lung Sequelae, Preterm 7h NF
1992
5 Feb M 3 Bronchiolitis Preterm 1D1 Discharged
6 Feb M 6 Bronchiolitis, Conjunctivitis None 1D1 Discharged
7 Mar F 7 Pneumonia Congenital heart disease 7h NF
8 July M 12 Pneumonia Previous ALRI 7h NF
9 July M 2 Bronchiolitis None 7h NF
10 July M 15 Pneumonia, Otitis Anemia 7h Discharged
11 Aug M 8 Pneumonia, Otitis None 7h Dead, pneumonia
12 Aug F 2 Pneumonia Congenital heart disease Malnutrition Grade II 7i Dead ***, empyema
13 Aug M 9 Pneumonia Macrocephaly 7i NF
14 Sept M 8 Bifocal Pneumonia Hydrocephalus 7h Discharged
15 Oct M 8 Bifocal Pneumonia, Conjunctivitis None 7h NF
16 Nov M 2 Pneumonia None 7h NF
17 Nov M 6 Pneumonia, Conjunctivitis Hypogammaglobulinemia 7h Discharged
  1. In all cases, blood cultures for bacteria were negative at admission. During diarrhea, the following bacteria were recovered from stools: * Klebsiella; ** Pseudomona; ***Salmonella. NF: not followed. Six patients were not followed because their parents took them from our hospital after the acute stage of the disease. Therefore, the outcome is not available.