Table 3

Frequency of copathogens in acute or possible acute Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia#

Copathogenn (%)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 13 (33)
Influenza virus type A7 (17.9)
Respiratory syncytial virus5 (12.8)
Mycoplasma pneumoniae 2 (5.1)
Legionella pneumophila 2 (5.1)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (5.1)
Parainfluenza virus type 31 (2.5)
Haemophilus influenzae 1 (2.5)
Legionella-like amoebal pathogen 41 (2.5)
Adenovirus1 (2.5)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus1 (2.5)
Bradford coccus1 (2.5)
Escherichia coli 1 (2.5)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis 1 (2.5)
  • #: a total of 39 copathogens were identified from 26 patients

  • : described in 10