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Volume 21, Number 6—June 2015

Pneumonia Outbreak Caused by Chlamydophila pneumoniae among US Air Force Academy Cadets, Colorado, USA

Kevin A. FajardoComments to Author , Shauna C. Zorich, Jameson D. Voss, and Jeffrey W. Thervil
Author affiliations: US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA (K.A. Fajardo); US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA (S.C. Zorich, J.D. Voss, J.W. Thervil); Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA (J.W. Thervil)

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Table 2

Laboratory results for 68 cadet nasal wash specimens, US Air Force Academy, Colorado, USA, August 2013–May 2014

Bacteria or virus No. (%) positive
Cadets with pneumonia, n = 15 Cadets without pneumonia, n = 53
Chlamydophila pneumonia 11 (73) 19 (36)
Influenza A(H1N1) virus 1 (7) 8 (15)
Adenovirus 0 2 (4)
Rhinovirus/enterovirus 0 1 (2)
Coronavirus 0 1 (2)
Human metapneumovirus 0 1 (2)
Parainfluenza viruses 1–4 0 0
Respiratory syncytial virus 0 0
Bordetella pertussis 0 0
Mycoplasma pneumoniae 0 0

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