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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics at ICU admission

From: Herpes simplex virus and Cytomegalovirus reactivation among severe ARDS patients under veno-venous ECMO

 Reactivation (n = 67)Non-reactivation (n = 56)p value
Patient characteristics
 Age (years, mean ± SD)52.9 (± 15.7)50.6 (± 12.9)0.39
 Male gender (%)49 (73)38 (68)0.66
 Cancer (%)10 (15)5 (9)0.46
 Diabetes mellitus (%)8 (12)4 (7)0.56
 Congestive heart failure (%)10 (15)3 (5)0.15
 COPD (%)15 (22)7 (13)0.24
 Chronic renal failure (%)3 (5)0 (0)0.25
 Smoker (%)42 (63)26 (46)0.10
 Surgical reason for admission (%)12 (18)7 (13)0.56
 ARDS of primary pulmonary origin (%)60 (90)47 (84)0.51
 MV before ECMO (days) (median, 1st–3rd quartile)4 (1–8)1 (1–5)< 0.01
Markers of disease severity at ICU admission
 IGS2 score (mean ± SD)51.3 (± 15.2)50.8 (± 16.5)0.86
 SOFA score (mean ± SD)9.7 (± 4.0)10.7 (± 4.1)0.18
 Septic shock (%)58 (87)46 (82)0.67
 Acute renal failure (%)45 (67)40 (71)0.75
  1. Data are presented as median and interquartile range or mean ± standard deviation or absolute value and percentage