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Table 3 Comparison of the Pathogen and Non-Pathogen Microorganisms Isolated from Nebulizers Based on the Number of Exacerbations per Year

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

VariablePathogenic FloraNon-Pathogen FloraP value
Mean ± SDMean ± SD
Number of Exacerbations per year1.5 ± 1.00.4 ± 0.7< 0.001