Drug therapy

Antiviral agents, n (%)

98 (100)

76 (100)

22 (100)

1.0

rIFN╬▒2b, n (%)

98 (100)

76 (100)

22 (100)

1.0

Glucocorticoids, n (%)

21 (21.4)

4 (5.3)

17 (77.3)

0.000

Immunoglobulin, n (%)

16 (16.3)

2 (2.6)

14 (63.6)

0.000

Vitamin C, n (%)

24 (24.5)

17 (22.4)

7 (31.2)

0.36

Antibacterial agents, n (%)

32 (32.7)

20 (26.3)

12 (54.5)

0.013

Onset of symptom to Hospital admission, median (IQR), d

6.0 (5.0)

5.0 (5.0)

6.5 (7.8)

0.40

HLOS, median (IQR), d

15.6 (11.0)

13.0 (11.0)

20.5 (8.5)

0.001

Clinic course, median (IQR), d

21.7 (9)

19.5 (8.8)

26.5 (14.3)

0.000