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Table 2 Distribution of the different RNA viruses in 2,219 cases of community-acquired pneumonia in children 2 to 35 months of age diagnosed at a field clinic in Bhaktapur, Nepal, from July 2004 to June 2007

From: RNA viruses in community-acquired childhood pneumonia in semi-urban Nepal; a cross-sectional study

  Number of isolates All pneumonia cases Virus positive cases
   (n = 2,219) (n = 887)
Virus n % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
RSV 334 15.1 (13.6 to 16.6) 37.7 (34.5 to 40.9)
Influenza A 164 7.4 (6.3 to 8.6) 18.5 (16.0 to 21.2)
PIV type 3 129 5.8 (4.9 to 6.9) 14.5 (12.3 to 17.0)
PIV type 1 98 4.4 (3.6 to 5.4) 11.0 (9.1 to 13.3)
hMPV 93 4.2 (3.4 to 5.1) 10.5 (8.5 to 12.7)
Influenza B 84 3.8 (3.0 to 4.7) 9.5 (7.6 to 11.6)
PIV type 2 17 0.8 (0.4 to 1.2) 1.9 (1.1 to 3.1)
  1. CI = confidence interval; hMPV = human metapneumovirus; PIV = parainfluenza virus; RSV = respiratory syncytial virus.