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Table 3 Type of donor and recipient bronchial colonization prior to LT

From: Morbidity and mortality related to pneumonia and TRACHEOBRONCHITIS in ICU after lung transplantation

Bacteria Donor’s bacteria (n = 51) Recipient’s bacteria (n = 76) *p
Gram-positive bacteria, n (%) 31 (61) 16 (21) < 0.0001
 - Coagulase-negative Staphylococci 1 (2) 0 (0) 0.4
- Staphylococcus aureus 15 (29) 12 (16) 0.08
- Streptococcus spp 11 (22) 4 (5) 0.0096
 - Other Gram-positive bacteria 4 (8) 0 (0) 0.024
Gram-negative bacteria, n (%) 20 (39) 60 (79) < 0.001
- Enterobacteriaceae 12 (23) 22 (29) 0.54
Enterobacter spp 2 (4) 6 (8) 0.47
Escherichia coli 5 (9) 7 (9) 1
Klebsiella spp 0 (0) 5 (7) 0.08
Serratia marcescens 0 (0) 2 (2.5) 0.51
Proteus spp 2 (4) 1 (1.25) 0.56
Hafnia alvei 2 (4) 0 (0) 0.16
Citrobacter spp 1 (2) 1 (1.25) 1
- Haemophilus influenzae 3 (6) 9 (12) 0.36
- Non-fermenting Gram-negative bacilli 2 (4) 24 (31,75) < 0.0001
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 (2) 20 (26,75) 0.002
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 1 (2) 4 (5) 0.64
- Neisseria spp 0 (0) 1 (1.25) 1
- Branhamella catarrhalis 0 (0) 4 (5) 0.15
- Other Gram-negative bacteria 3 (6) 0 (0) 0.06
  1. *p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant