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Fig. 5 | BMC Infectious Diseases

Fig. 5

From: The utility of endotracheal aspirate bacteriology in identifying mechanically ventilated patients at risk for ventilator associated pneumonia: a single-center prospective observational study

Fig. 5

First detection of S. aureus lower airway colonization and progression to S. aureus VAP. Cumulative curves of first S. aureus ETA colonization detection and first day of S. aureus monomicrobial VAP diagnosis shown against MV days. One of 10 S. aureus VAP subjects was excluded: no ETA was collected during the first 5 days of MV

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