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Table 4 Patient outcomes. (Patients with/without colonized bacteria)

From: Impact of donor lung colonized bacteria detected by next-generation sequencing on early post-transplant outcomes in lung transplant recipients

Patient outcomes Overall cohort
n = 17
Patients with colonized bacteria*,
n = 9 (52.9%)
Patients without colonized bacteria*,
n = 8 (47.1%)
P-value
ECMO support time (hours)
 Mean (SD) 23.8 (50.9) 10.8 (13.0) 38.4 (72.6) 0.322
Hours on mechanical ventilation (hours)
 Mean (SD) 73.3 (67.6) 67.1 (72.8) 80.3 (65.4) 0.701
ICU stay time (hours)
 Mean (SD) 112.6 (59.8) 98.4 (64.2) 128.5 (53.8) 0.311
Fever time in one month after surgery (days)
 Mean (SD) 4.94 (3.9) 4.22 (3.9) 5.75 (4.1) 0.444
Days in hospital (days)
 Mean (SD) 41.2 (46.9) 47.6 (25.1) 43.4 (68.4) 0.882
  1. *The colonized bacteria was detected by NGS