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Table 4 Characteristics of the 13 patients who were positive for microbiologic investigations

From: Prevalence of endotoxemia after surgery and its association with ICU length of stay

EA level Age Surgery APACHE SIRS Gram + Gram - Other Time ICU Hosp Alive
0.140 77 A 11 2   Klebsiella   Late 4 20 Y
0.446 50 T 6 2    Candida Late 1 6 Y
0.432 73 O 13 2   Contaminants   Late 2 6 Y
0.125 78 A 9 2   Pseudomonas   Late 24 26 Y
0.333 71 A 9 1 S. epidermidis    Early 1 12 Y
0.235 43 A 10 2 S. aureus    Early 2 12 Y
0.330 90 O 11 2   Enterobacter   Early 1 32 Y
0.191 72 A 10 2 S. aureus    Early 8 19 Y
0.558 59 T 4 2   Pseudomonas   Early 5 9 Y
0.498 36 O 3 3 Enterococcus    Early 5 19 Y
0.750 78 A 7 1   Pseudomonas   Early 28 - N
0.825 67 A 13 3   Morganella M   Late 22 - N
0.740 76 T 8 1   Klebsiella   Late 7 29 Y
  1. Table includes endotoxin activity (EA) level, age, type of surgery (A = abdominal, T = thoracic, O = other), Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) score, numbers of Systemic Inflammatory Reaction Syndrome (SIRS) criteria met at the time of intensive care unit (ICU) admission, strain of microrganisms isolated, whether the microbiological samples were collected early after the admission (E – within three days) or at a later time (L); the ICU and hospital length of stay, survival.