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Table 5 Microorganisms associated with the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia in NMA-coated and control groups according to the presence of antibiotic treatment the first day of intubation

From: Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia by noble metal coating of endotracheal tubes: a multi-center, randomized, double-blind study

Antibiotic treatment NMA-coated group (n) Control group (n)
Yes Hafnia alvei (1) Streptococcus pneumoniae (1)
Escherichia coli (1) Enterobacter cloacae (2)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (2) Enterobacter aerogenes (2)
  Citrobacter freundii (1)
  Proteus vulgaris (1)
Morganella morgani (1)
  Klebsiella pneumoniae (2)
Acinetobacter (1)
Pseudomons aeruginosa (2)
  Stenotrophomonas (1)
No Haemophilus influenzae (1) Staphylococcus aureus (1)
Staphylococcus aureus (3) Enterobacter cloacae (1)
Escherichia coli (1) Serratia marcescens (1)
Klebsiella pneumoniae (1) Pseudomonas aeruginosa (2)
Morganella morganii (1)
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