Table 4.

Clinical manifestations of RSV infections in frail elderly personsa

Indication% of patients
Symptoms
 Rhinorrhea/nasal congestion67–92
 Sore throat20–33
 Headache3
 Hoarseness22–27
 Cough90–97
 Sputum22–67
 Dyspnea11–20
 Systemic/constitutional44–80
 Gastrointestinal0
Signs
 Fever >38°C20–56
 Rales33–40
 Wheezing6–35
Laboratory findings
 Chest X-ray infiltrates0–22
  • a Data are from references 27, 37, 42, 44, and 179.