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Table 4 Correlation between screened viruses and bronchiolitis severity score (BSS) in preterm and term infants

From: Prematurity, a significant predictor for worse outcome in viral bronchiolitis: a comparative study in infancy

Outcome Bronchiolitis severity score
(mean ± SD)
Virus Preterm Term *P value
RSV 9.7 ± 3.9 7.4 ± 3.1 0.009
Adenovirus 9.5 ± 4.0 10.3 ± 2.6 0.717
h-MPV 11.0 ± 1.2 5 ± 0.0 0.003
Influenza A 10.0 ± 3.4 13.5 ± 2.1 0.212
Para-influenza 3 13.0 ± 0.0 6.7 ± 2.4 0.013
  1. *P values < 0.05 is statistically significant