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Table 2 Chest X-ray and CT findings in MC-CAP and SP-CAP patients

From: Clinical characteristics of community-acquired pneumonia due to Moraxella catarrhalis in adults: a retrospective single-centre study

  MC-CAP (%) SP-CAP (%) P valuea
Chest X-ray
 Number of patients 134 130  
 Bronchopneumonia pattern 127 (94.8) 84 (64.6) < 0.01
 Lobar pneumonia pattern 7 (5.2) 46 (35.4) < 0.01
Chest CT
 Number of patients 18 23  
Findings
 Consolidation 6 (33.3) 19 (82.6) < 0.01
 Air bronchogram 3 (16.7) 17 (73.9) < 0.01
 Ground glass opacities 7 (38.9) 20 (87) < 0.01
 Bronchial wall thickenings 12 (66.7) 6 (26.1) < 0.01
 Centrilobular nodules 12 (66.7) 20 (87) 0.11
 Nodules (5–30 mm) 7 (38.9) 17 (73.9) < 0.05
 Pleural effusion 0 (0) 7 (30.4) < 0.01
 Lymph node enlargement (over 1 cm diameter) 2 (11.2) 10 (43.5) < 0.05
Distribution
 Unilateral 2 (11.1) 12 (52.2) < 0.01
 Bilateral 16 (88.9) 11 (47.8) < 0.01
 Segmental pattern 18 (100) 16 (69.5) < 0.01
 Non-segmental pattern 0 (0) 7 (30.4) < 0.01
  1. aStatistical differences between MC-CAP and SP-CAP were evaluated by Pearson’s χ2 or Fisher’s exact test