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Table 1 Duration of apnoeas in response to the laryngeal chemoreflex in infants

From: Extrapulmonary manifestations of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection – a systematic review

Status Duration (s)
  First apnoea Total apnoea Recovery time
RSV positive 5.0 ± 0.7a 10.9 ± 1.8a,b 38.0 ± 6.0a
RSV negative 3.1 ± 0.5 5.3 ± 1.0 21.0 ± 0.9
Controls 2.5 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 1.1 19.0 ± 5.0
  1. The table is taken from [25], with the permission of Taylor & Francis.
  2. Results are given as means ± SEM. RSV, respiratory syncytial virus; RSV negative, patients with RSV-negative bronchiolitis; controls, patients without respiratory tract infection. ap < 0.05 between RSV-positive patients and controls; bp < 0.05 between RSV-positive patients and RSV-negative patients.