TABLE 1.

Pathogens Identified in 154 Hospitalized Children with Community-Acquired LRIs

PathogenNo. of EpisodesTotal No. of Episodes, %
No CoinfectionCoinfection With Bacteria*Coinfection With Viruses*
Bacteria
S pneumoniae35122168 (44)
S pyogenes0222 (1)
S aureus0202 (1)
S milleri0111 (<1)
M pneumoniae116821 (14)
C pneumoniae67714 (9)
M tuberculosis1102 (1)
C trachomatis0000
Viruses
 Influenza A or B9, 116, 610, 626 (17), 7 (5)
 RSV611820 (13)
 Parainfluenza 1–36121020 (13)
 Adenovirus29511 (7)
 Rhinovirus1225 (3)
 Enteroviruses0101 (<1)
  • * The categories of coinfection with bacteria and with viruses are not mutually exclusive.