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Table 2 Table Showing Relationship Between Nebulizers Contamination and Sputum Culture Results

From: Microbial contamination of home nebulizers in children with cystic fibrosis and clinical implication on the number of pulmonary exacerbations

Microorganism in SputumNebulizerP-value
PositiveNegative
Pseudomonas spp.Positive1612< 0.001
Negative330
Staphylococcus aureusPositive211< 0.001
Negative345
Coagulase negative staphylococciPositive120.455
Negative1048
Micrococcus spp.Positive200.043
Negative1148
Enterobacter spp.Positive100.033
Negative159