TABLE 3.

Patients hospitalized with respiratory tract illness associated with HCoV OC43 and HCoV 229E infections

HCoVAgeSexSymptom(s)Underlying diseaseSpecimena
229E3 yrFemaleFever, coughing, rhinorrheaAsthmaPS
4 moFemaleBronchitis, coughingNoneNPA
12 yrMaleFever, diarrheaEwing's sarcomaPS
OC4311 yrMaleFever, coughingNoneNPAb
9 moMaleFever, diarrhea, coughingNoneNPA
2 yrFemaleFever, bronchiolitisNonePS
5 yrMaleFeverRenal insufficiencyPSc
5 yrMaleChronic bronchitisTetralogy of FallotBAL
6 moFemaleFever, bronchitisEpilepsyBA
7 moFemaleFever, wheezingEpilepsyPS
3 moMaleBronchiolitis, rhinitis, coughingNoneNPA
  • a PS, pharyngeal swab; NPA, nasopharyngeal aspirate; BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; BA, bronchial aspirate.

  • b Positive for influenza B virus.

  • c Positive for adenovirus.