TABLE 1.

Criteria for Definition of Complicated Pneumonia Fulfilled by 133 Hospitalized Children Who Were Infected With S pneumoniae

CriteriaNumber of Patients
Loculated PF by CXR114 (85.7%)
Loculated PF by chest ultrasound35 (26.3%)
Loculated PF by chest computed tomography65 (49%)
PF parameters consistent with empyema60 (45%)
CT placement133 (100%)
TD56 (42%)