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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Characteristics of studies included in the systematic review

Study Sample size Age Country Setting Study durationa Samples RNA detection


(male, %) Median (range)
Lu X, et al.3 171 (60.8) 6.7yr (1d-15yr) China Wuhan Children’s Hospital Jan 28–Feb 26 Nasopharyngeal or throat swabs RT-PCR
Su L, et al.11 9 (66.7) 3.6yr (11m-9yr) China Jinan Infectious Disease Hospital Jan 24–Feb 24 Sputum and nasopharyngeal swabs RT-PCR
Zhou Y, et al.12 9 (44.4) 1yr (7m-3yr) China Sehnzhen Third People’s Hospial Jan 20 -Feb 10 N/R RT-PCR
Wei M, et al.13 9 (22.2) 7m (2m-11m) China N/R Dec 8–Feb 6 Nasopharyngeal swabs RT-PCR
Li W, et al.14 5 (80.0) 3yr (10m-6yr) China Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University Jan 28–Feb 8 N/R RT-PCR
Zheng F, et al.16 25 (56.0) 3yr (3m-14yr) China 10 hospitals across Hubei province Feb 1–Feb 10 Throat swabs and/or nasopharyngeal swabs Nucleic acid test
Cai J, et al.16 10 (40.0) 6.2yr (3m-10.9yr) China Children’s Hospital in Shanghai, Hainan, Hefei in Anhui province, and Qingdao in Shandong province Jan 19–Feb 3 Nasopharyngeal or throat swabs RT-PCR
Liu H, et al.17 4 (50.0) 3yr (2m-9yr) China Xinhua Hospital and Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Hubei Province Jan 27–Feb 14 Throat swabs RT-PCR
Liu W, et al.18 6 (66.7) 3yr (1-7yr) China Tongji Hospital Jan 7–Jan 15 Throat swabs RT-PCR
Qiu H, et al.19 36 (63.9) 8.3yr (mean), (1-6yr) China Ningbo Women and Children’s Hospital, Third Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou Central Hospital of Wenzhou Jan 17–Mar 1 Upper nasopharyngeal swabs RT-PCR
Wang D, et al.20 31(48.3) 7.1yr (6m-17yr) China 21 hospitals in 6 provinces of Sshaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Hebei, Henan and Shandong Jan 25–Feb 21 Nasopharyngeal swabs RT-PCR
Liu M, et al.21 5 (80.0) 5yr(7m-13yr) China The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University and Chongqing Three Gorges Central Hospital Feb 17 –N/R Throat swabs RT-PCR

d, days; m, months; N/R, not reported; RT-PCR, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, yr, years.

a All studies were conducted in 2020.

Korean J Clin Pharm 2020;30:270-8 https://doi.org/10.24304/kjcp.2020.30.4.270
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