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Table 1 Summary of patient characteristics and respiratory virus detection and exacerbation rates in both the winter and summer cohorts

From: Viruses in bronchiectasis: a pilot study to explore the presence of community acquired respiratory viruses in stable patients and during acute exacerbations

Season Mean age ± SD Gender (F/M) Mean FEV1 ± SD Comorbid PCD Overall viral detection rate Number of patients with Influenza Multiple virus detection rate Exacerbation rate during follow up period
Winter (n = 12) 36 ± 12 10/2 77% ± 22% 9/12 (75%) 11/12 (92%) 10/12 (83%) 10/12 (83%) 0/12 (0%)
Summer (n = 15) 60 ± 17 12/3 60% ± 33% 3/15 (20%) 5/15 (33%) 5/15 (33%) 0/15 (0%) 1/15 (7%)
Overall (n = 27) 49 ± 19 22/5 67% ± 29% 12/27 (44%) 16/27 (59%) 15/27 (56%) 10/27 (37%) 1/27 (4%)