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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of the of the ICU internalized patients enrolled in study

From: The role of mini-bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in critically ill patients

Demographic and Clinical DataETAa
(n = 26)
Mini-BALb
(n = 26)
Age (years, median [IQR])35 [29–46]
Sex, (male/female)19/7
HIV+, n (%)24 (92)
TB-treatment, n (%)12 (46)
Outcome (death), n (%)6 (23)
Gold-Standard Eligible Samples, n (%)21c (81)26 (100)
  1. aEndotracheal Aspirate; bMini bronchoalveolar lavage; c5 samples of ETA had volume < 1 ml