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Table 4 Chest radiograph findings of pneumonia patients with MRSA and non-MRSA a

From: Prediction of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusin patients with non-nosocomial pneumonia

Chest radiograph findings MRSA Non-MRSA P-value
(n=78) (n=865)
Single infiltrate 28 (35.9) 450 (52.0) 0.006
Multiple infiltrates 31 (39.7) 263 (30.4) 0.088
Diffuse bilateral infiltrates 19 (24.4) 152 (17.6) 0.136
Cavitation 1 (1.3) 11 (1.3) 1
Pleural effusion 16 (20.5) 126 (14.6) 0.16
  1. aData are presented as numbers (percentages) unless otherwise indicated.
  2. Abbreviation: MRSA methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.