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Volume 12, Number 5—May 2006

Human Bocavirus in Children

Vincent Foulongne*Comments to Author , Michel Rodière*, and Michel Segondy*
Author affiliations: *Montpellier University Hospital, Montpellier, France

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Clinical characteristics of children infected with human Bocavirus*

Age (mo) Sex Copathogen Fever (°C) Leukocytes
(× 103/μL) CRP (mg/L) SaO2 (%) Underlying condition
(wks of pregnancy) Diagnosis Symptoms†
8 M RSV 39.0 NA NA NA None Bronchiolitis D, C
39 M RSV 38.5 14.6 13.0 95 Preterm (36) Asthma RD, D
12 F RSV 37.5 15.9 13.6 NA None Bronchiolitis RD, C, O
19 F None 37.3 15.6 <5.0 91 Preterm (35) Bronchiolitis RD
8 M None 36.8 NA NA 95 None Bronchiolitis D
10 M None 38.2 12.6 9.6 NA Preterm (28) Bronchiolitis D
9 F None 38.5 12.7 <5.0 68 Chronic respiratory disease Acute respiratory distress RD
14 M None 38.1 9.0 38.5 93 None Bronchiolitis RD, D, C
11 M None 37.8 9.4 <5.0 96 Preterm (31) Asthma D

*CRP, C-reactive protein; SaO2 saturation of arterial oxygen; RSV, respiratory syncytial virus; NA, not available.
†D, dyspnea; C, cough; RD, respiratory distress; O, otitis.

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