Table 2

‚ÄÉNumber (%) of patients who tested positive for Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae in nasal brush specimens or induced sputum

Chlamydophila pneumoniaeMycoplasma pneumoniae
Nasal brushInduced sputumNasal brushInduced sputum
Asthma2 (7.6%)3 (15%)2 (7.6%)1 (5%)
Chronic purulent bronchitis3 (25%)2 (33%)1 (8.3%)0
Healthy controls0000