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Table 5 Microbiological outcome measures

From: Viral respiratory tract infections in young children with cystic fibrosis: a prospective full-year seasonal study

  PA + PA- SA+ SA- SM+ SM-
n 5 20 10 15 4 21
Total RTI number 4.2 ± 1.8 3.2 ± 1.7 3.3 ± 2.1 3.5 ± 1.6 4.8 ± 1.7 3.1 ± 1.7
Total virus positive RTI 1.0 ± 1.22 2.0 ± 1.6 1.1 ± 2.3 2.3 ± 1.5 2.5 ± 2.4 1.7 ± 1.4
  1. PA+: patient with new isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) during the study period
  2. PA-: patient without new isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) during the study period
  3. SA+: patient with new isolation of Staphylococcus aureus (SA) during the study period
  4. SA-: patient without new isolation of Staphylococcus aureus (SA) during the study period
  5. SM+: patient with new isolation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (SM) during the study period
  6. SM-: patient without new isolation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (SM) during the study period