TABLE 1

RPP

n (%)
Otitis media episodes840
Episodes in which an RPP was performed361
 RSV145 (40)
 Rhinovirus or enterovirus106 (29)
 Adenovirus58 (16)
 Human metapneumovirus36 (10)
 Coronaviruses HKU1, NL63, OC43, 229E25 (7)
 Parainfluenza 1–423 (7)
 Influenza A and H and H3 subtypes16 (4)
 Influenza B, both clades detected10 (3)
 Negative results or no species detected82 (23)
No RPP performed479
  • The CHCO RPP also contains Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, and Bordetella pertussis, but we removed these from the table because of our exclusion of bacterial infection. Patients could be positive for >1 organism, which is reflected in the table because the number of positive organisms adds up to 419 pathogens over 279 tests with an additionally 82 tests with no species detected.