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Table 5 Baseline characteristics of high-risk patients with permanent pacemaker and isolated pulmonary Candida spp. colonization without pre-existing pneumonia (cohort 3)

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

  Antifungal therapy (n = 8) No antifungal therapy (n = 12) p value
Age (years) 73 (65; 79) 74 (69; 83) 0.69
Cancer, n (%) 0 (0) 4 (30) 0.12
SAPS II 50 (46; 56) 34 (29; 58) 0.09
SOFA score 10 (5; 11) 4 (3; 7) 0.08
  1. Data are presented as median (25 %; 75 % quartile)
  2. SAPS II Simplified Acute Physiology Score II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment