Table 3—

Laboratory data in the various aetiological groups.

ParameterMycoplasma pneumoniae infection, n=68Chlamydia pneumoniae infection, n=8Mixed Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae infection, n=11
WBC, cells·µL−113564±883614035±101738074±2117
 Neutrophils, %66±1767±1459±8
 Lymphocytes, %24±1523±1331±9
 Monocytes, %7±58±48±3
 Eosinophils, %2±21±12±2
 Basophils, %0.4±0.60.7±0.70.3±0.3
CRP, µg·dL−153±8358±7018±16
ESR, mm·h−149±3349±2541±15
  • Data are presented as mean values±sd; WBC: white blood cell count; CRP: C-reactive protein, ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate. No significant differences were observed.