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Table 3 Microbiological results-pathogens

From: Postoperative differences between colonization and infection after pediatric cardiac surgery-a propensity matched analysis

  After propensity matching
  Infection (n=141) Colonization (n=141)  
Variable N % N % p-value
Gram negative 48 34% 50 35% 0.92
Gram positive 84 59% 99 70% 0.04
Fungal 9 6% 7 5% 0.62
Enterobacter sp. 10 7% 13 9% 0.39
Klebsiella 8 6% 7 5% 0.75
Pseudomonas sp. 17 12% 16 11% 0.83
Coag. Neg. Staph. Aureus 45 32% 73 52% 0.001
Staph. Aureus 21 15% 9 6% 0.002
Enterococcus sp. 11 8% 14 10% 0.42
Other 29 20% 31 22% 0.79
  1. Data are presented as the number of occurrences and the percentage. P-values are based on two-sided chi squared or Fischer’s exact tests (as appropriate). Statistically significant (p < 0.05) values are presented in bold.