TABLE 2.

Diseases and M. pneumoniae-positive cases in pediatric outpatients

DiseaseCases (n)M. pneumoniae
No. (%) PCR positiveNo. (%) culture positive
Pneumonia1,184218 (18.4)169 (14.3)
Acute bronchitis57629 (5.0)19 (3.3)
Acute upper respiratory infection3292 (0.6)2 (0.6)
Acute tonsillitis1736 (3.5)1 (0.6)
Acute otitis media631 (1.6)1 (1.6)
Other1376 (4.4)3 (2.2)
Total2,462262 (10.6)195 (7.9)