Table 1: Prevalence of respiratory pathogens tested in different age groups: July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013. Results of 1,286 nasopharyngeal samples analyzed by multiplex real-time PCR in relation to age group.

Analyte≤2 years3–6 years7–21 years22–49 years≥50 yearsAll ages
Positivity ratePrevalence
(n = 558)
Positivity ratePrevalence
(n = 201)
Positivity ratePrevalence
(n = 257)
Positivity ratePrevalence
(n = 101)
Positivity ratePrevalence
(n = 169)
Positivity ratePrevalence
(n = 1,286)

Rhino/Entero 15227.2%7537.3%7830.4%98.9%137.7%32725.4%
RSV14125.3%2110.4%93.5%11.0%31.8%17513.6%
hMPV244.3%105.0%83.1%55.0%53.0%524.0%
Para 191.6%31.5%31.2%00%00%151.2%
Para 271.3%63.0%10.4%11.0%00%151.2%
Para 3305.4%21.0%62.3%44.0%21.2%443.4%
Para 471.3%21.0%10.4%00%00%100.8%
Parainfluenza total539.5%136.5%114.3%55.0%21.2%846.5%
CoronaV 229E00%00%00%00%31.8%30.2%
CoronaV HKU110.2%00%00%00%10.6%20.2%
CoronaV NL6340.7%21.0%51.9%00%00%110.9%
CoronaV OC43223.9%31.5%20.8%22.0%74.1%362.8%
Coronavirus total274.8%52.5%72.7%22.0%116.5%524.0%
Adenovirus162.9%52.5%31.2%00%10.6%251.9%
Influenza A total285.0%2210.9%166.2%44.0%105.9%806.2%
 FluA/H3285.0%199.5%155.8%33.0%95.3%745.8%
 FluA/2009 H100%31.5%10.4%11.0%10.6%60.5%
Influenza B30.5%63.0%72.7%44.0%53.0%251.9%
C. pneumoniae 10.2%00%00%00%00%10.08%
M. pneumoniae 40.7%21.0%10.4%00%10.6%80.6%
B. pertussis 10.2%00%00%00%00%10.08%
Total positive:
one or more analytes
39069.9%14572.1%13151.0%3029.7%5029.6%74658.0%