TABLE 3

Laboratory and Radiographic Testing Performed on All Patients With ALTE Versus Patients With BRUE

TestPatients With ALTE, n = 87, n (%)Patients With BRUE, n = 20), n (%)
Any laboratory or radiologic testing43 (49.4)8 (40)
Complete blood count23 (26.4)4 (20)
Blood culture11 (12.6)0 (0)
Cerebrospinal fluid analysis4 (4.6)0 (0)
Basic metabolic panel20 (23.0)5 (25)
Pertussis testing1 (1.1)0 (0)
Rapid RSV13 (14.9)1 (5)
Rapid influenza6 (6.9)1 (5)
Respiratory viral panel1 (1.1)1 (5)
Urinalysis10 (11.5)2 (10)
Blood glucose21 (24.1)6 (30)
Lactate1 (1.1)0 (0)
Chest radiograph12 (13.8)2 (10)
Head computed tomography5 (5.7)1 (5)
Head ultrasound1 (1.1)0 (0)
pH probe1 (1.1)0 (0)
Abdominal ultrasound1 (1.1)0 (0)
Electrocardiogram13 (14.9)2 (10)
  • RSV, respiratory syncytial virus.