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Table 5 Patient outcomes (Patients with/without culture 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 culture bacteria*,
n = 7 (41.2%)
Patients without culture bacteria*,
n = 10 (58.8%)
P-value
ECMO support time (hours)
 Mean (SD) 23.8 (50.9) 12.1 (13.7) 31.9 (65.6) 0.375
Hours on mechanical ventilation (hours)
 Mean (SD) 73.3 (67.6) 81.3 (77.9) 67.7 (63.1) 0.710
ICU stay time (hours)
 Mean (SD) 112.6 (59.8) 119.1 (67.5) 108.0 (57.0) 0.728
Fever time in one month after surgery (days)
 Mean (SD) 4.94 (3.9) 3.85 (2.8) 5.70 (4.5) 0.322
Days in hospital (days)
 Mean (SD) 41.2 (46.9) 28.8 (25.2) 56.9 (57.6) 0.997
  1. *The bacteria was detected by culture from bronchial secretion in donor lungs