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Table 2 Sepsis characterization

From: Sepsis risk factors in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Data N (%) or mean (SD)
Number of sepsis episodes* 38
Type of sepsis
 Meningitis 1 (2.6%)
 Ventilator-associated pneumonia 23 (60.5%)
  Same side as hernia 6 (26%)
  Opposite side as hernia 11 (48%)
  Both lungs 6 (26%)
 Urinary tract infection 3 (7.9%)
  With urinary catheter 1 (2.6%)
  Without urinary catheter 2 (5.3%)
 Central line-associated bloodstream infection 5 (13.2%)
  Central venous catheter 3 (7.9%)
  Peripherally inserted central catheter 2 (5.3%)
 Bacteremia with no origin found 3 (7.9%)
 Early-onset neonatal sepsis 2 (5.3%)
 Surgical site infection 1 (2.6%)
Septic shock 7 (18.4%)
Delay between delivery and sepsis (days)
 All infections 22.4 (33.1)
 VAP 25.5 (36.1)
  1. N number, SD standard deviation, VAP ventilator-associated pneumonia
  2. * In 28 patients