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Table 4 Microbiological results-source of positive samples

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
Cannula associated 35 25% 59 42% 0.004
Wound associated 19 13% 23 16% 0.58
Urine 21 15% 27 19% 0.42
Positive hemoculture 58 41% 41 29% 0.04
Trachea 18 13% 15 11% 0.71
Other 16 11% 22 16% 0.27
  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.