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Table 2 -

From: Pulmonary infection in brain-injured patients

  Altered chest X-ray PaO2/FiO2 < 200 Secretions Leucocyte count > 12,000 or < 4000 Temperature > 38°C or < 36°C
BAL+ 96.5% 58.6% 89.6% 79.3% 86.2%
BAL- 3.2% 9.6% 51.6% 54.8% 25.8%
P < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.05 < 0.01