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Table 2 Concomitant conditions potentially contributing to cough identified in study subjects

From: PCR based bronchoscopic detection of common respiratory pathogens in chronic cough: a case control study

   Chronic cough
  Healthy volunteers All patients Lymphocytes <10% Lymphocytes >20%
n 10 20 10 10
Concomitant Conditions     
 PND - 6 3 3
 PND & Asthma - 1 - 1
 Reflux Disease - 3 1 2
 Reflux & EB - 1 - 1
 EB - 1 1 -
 TPO - 1 1 -
 No Trigger - 5 3 2
 Bronchiectasis - 1 - 1
 Spontaneous resolution - 1 1 -
  1. PND = post nasal drip, EB = eosinophilic bronchitis, TPO = tracheopathia osteochondroplasia.