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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Human metapneumovirus as cause of severe community-acquired pneumonia in adults: insights from a ten-year molecular and epidemiological analysis

 Total n (%)Bacterial coinfection (n)Without bacterial coinfection (n)
Study patients (n)28 (100)721
Male17 (60.7)512
Age (years) median [ICR]62 [50 to 76]62 [61 to 83]62 [48 to 75]
Comorbidities
 COPD3 (10.7)12
 Asthma3 (10.7)03
 Heart failure2 (7.1)11
 Alcoholism3 (10.7)03
 Immunosuppression7 (25.0)25
 No comorbidities11 (39.3)38
Clinical manifestations
 Fever19 (67.9)613
 Cough25 (89.3)619
 Purulent secretions19 (67.9)514
 Dyspnea20 (71.4)515
Radiologic pattern
 Alveolar15 (53.6)69
 Interstitial3 (10.7)12
 Interstitial alveolar10 (35.7)010
 Bilateral17 (60.7)215
 Pleural effusion8 (28.6)26
Complete blood count
 Leukopenia/leukocytosis/mm3 (< 4000 year > 11,000)16 (57.1)412
 Thrombocytopenia/mm3 (< 150,000)9 (32.1)45
 Lymphopenia/mm3 (< 1000)23 (82.1)617
  1. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease