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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of human metapneumovirus infection in the intensive care unit

From: Prevalence, clinical outcomes and rainfall association of acute respiratory infection by human metapneumovirus in children in Bogotá, Colombia

Characteristic HMPV positive group (n = 22) HMPV negative group (n = 398) Total (n = 420) P-value across groups
PIM 2 Median: 0.6% (IQR 0.3–1%) Median: 0.9% (IQR 0.3–2.8%) Median: 0.9% (IQR: 0.3–2.8%) 0.2
Length of PICU stay Median: 7 days (IQR 4–14.5) Median: 6 days (IQR 3–15) Median: 6 days (IQR 3–15) 0.87
Mortality 3 (13.6%) 27 (6.8%) 30 (7.1%) 0.22
Type of Ventilation 0.75
 Invasive 7 (31.8%) 83 (20.9%) 90 (21.4%)
 Non-invasive 1 (4.6%) 10 (2.5%) 11 (2.6%)
 HFNC 4 (18.2%) 70 (17.9%) 74 (17.6%)
 Nasal cannula 5 (22.7%) 134 (33.7%) 139 (33%)
 Ventury 0 (0%) 8 (2.01%) 8 (1.9%)
 None 5 (22.7%) 93 (23.4%) 98 (23.3%)
Days on Mechanical Ventilation Median: 7 days (IQR 3–17) Median: 6 days (IQR 3–14) Median: 6 days (IQR 3–17) 0.58
  1. HMPV Human metapneumovirus, PIM 2 Pediatric Index Mortality 2 Scale, PICU Pediatric intensive care unit, HFNC High flow nasal cannula