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Table 2 Infectious diagnosis according to site of infection

From: C-reactive protein velocity to distinguish febrile bacterial infections from non-bacterial febrile illnesses in the emergency department

Bacterial infection (n = 108) Non-bacterial febrile illness (n = 70)
Pneumonia (n = 38)* Unspecified viral infection (n = 19)
Urinary tract infection (n = 34)* URTI/bronchitis (n = 16)
Skin, soft tissue (n = 13) Gastroenteritis/colitis (n = 16)
Pharyngitis (n = 12), sinusitis (n = 1)* EBV, CMV (n = 9), herpes zoster (n = 1)
Gastroenteritis/colitis (n = 10) Viral meningitis (n = 3)
Abdominal infection (n = 2) Hepatitis (n = 2)
  Autoimmune disorders (n = 4)
  1. *Two patients had concomitant infections: one had pneumonia and a urinary tract infection, and one had pneumonia and sinusitis. CMV = cytomegalovirus; EBV = Epstein Barr virus; URTI = upper respiratory tract infection.