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Table 4 Rates of clinical, radiologic and laboratory signs assessed at the time of pulmonary samples

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

  Pneumonia (n = 42) Tracheobronchitis (n = 338) *p
Fever or hypothermia, n (%) 12 (28) 42 (12) 0.009
Leukocytosis or leukopenia, n (%) 37 (88) 207 (71) 0.024
Purulent sputum, n (%) 34 (89) 72 (25) < 0.0001
PaO2/FiO2 ratio < 240, n (%) 21 (63) 104 (59) 0.7
Chest X-ray infiltrates, n (%) 42 (100) 252 (74) 0.0001
Normal chest X-ray, n (%) 0 (0) 60 (19) 0.0003
Mechanical ventilation, n (%) 33 (79) 185 (55) 0.003
  1. A *p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant