TABLE 3.

Clinical characteristics of patients with CoV-HKU1 infections

CharacteristicDescription or value for patientb:
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Sex/age (yr)aF/2F/7M/84M/3M/87F/4M/2M/19 moM/3F/9F/3M/5M/4
Ethnic originChineseChineseChineseChineseChineseChineseChineseArabianChineseChineseChineseChineseChinese
Underlying condition(s)Prematurity, cerebral palsy, epilepsyCOPD, old PTB, IHD, BPH, ex-smokerRecurrent febrile exanthema, SMA carrierMVP, AF, HT, hypercholesterolemia, ex-smokerFebrile convulsionAsthma, allergic rhinitis, eczemaNeuroblastoma, 3 mo postautologous PBSCTEpilepsy, right parietal cavernous hemangioma
Presenting symptoms
    Fever++++++++++++
    Chills++++
    Rigor+++
    Cough+++++++
    Sputum++++
    Dyspnea++
    Rhinorrhea+++++++++
    Vomiting++++++
    Convulsion+++++++
Other symptom(s)DiarrheaSkin rashMyalgiaSkin rash, joint swellingAbdominal painAbdominal pain, diarrheaRight ear pain
Physical examination finding(s)Congested throat, shotty generalized lymphadenopathyGeneralized maculopapular rash, shotty cervical lymphadenopathyLimb and joint swelling, generalized rash, shotty cervical lymphadenopathyBilateral basal cracklesCongested throatTachypnea, diffuse wheezing, occasional cracklesInflamed throat, shotty cervical lymphadenopathyTachypnea, moderate insucking, diffuse wheezingCongested throat
Chest radiograph finding(s)Not takenClearOld tuberculosisNot takenBilateral lower-zone hazinessClearPerihilar hazinessNot takenNot takenHyperinflatedNot takenNot takenClear
DiagnosisURTI, febrile seizureURTI, epilepsyURTIURTI, angioedemaPneumoniaURTI, febrile seizureAcute bronchiolitisURTI, febrile seizureURTI, febrile seizure, rotavirus gastro-enteritisURTI, asthmaURTI, febrile seizureURTIURTI, epilepsy
Duration of hospitalization (no. of days)35725323332Hospital acquired2
  • a F, female; M, male.

  • b +, present; URTI, upper respiratory tract infection; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; PTB, pulmonary tuberculosis; IHD, ischemic heart disease; BPH, benign prostatic hyperplasia; SMA, spinal muscular atrophy; MVP, mitral valve prolapse; AF, atrial fibrillation; HT, hypertension; PBSCT, peripheral blood stem cell transplant.