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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of patients with isolated pulmonary Candida spp. colonization without pre-existing pneumonia (cohort 2)

From: Antifungal therapy in patients with pulmonary Candida spp. colonization may have no beneficial effects

  Antifungal therapy (n = 44) No antifungal therapy (n = 131) p value
Age (years) 70 (59; 76) 71 (56; 79) 0.57
Sex male, n (%) 38 (86.4) 94 (71.8) 0.07
Cancer, n (%) 5 (11.4) 24 (18.3) 0.35
Permanent pacemaker, n (%) 8 (18.2) 12 (9.1) 0.17
SAPS II 48 (37; 55) 37 (26; 47) <0.001
SOFA score 7 (4; 10) 4 (2; 8) 0.003
  1. Data are presented as median (25 %; 75 % quartile)
  2. SAPS II Simplified Acute Physiology Score II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment