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Table 5 Clinical outcomes

From: The effect of a rapid molecular blood test on the use of antibiotics for nosocomial sepsis: a randomized clinical trial

Variable All patients Positive test
Intervention group Control group p value Intervention group Control group p value
(n = 100) (n = 100) (n = 19) (n = 25)
Post-infection LOS (days), median (IQR) 19 (9–38) 16 (9–31) 0.355** 20 (10–40) 17 (9–31) 0.317**
Delta SOFA 2 (0–3) 2 (0–3) 0.882** 2 (0–3) 2 (0–3) 0.266**
Mortality
 10 days 22 (22%) 28 (28%) 0.327* 4 (21.1%) 4 (16.0%) 0.710*
 28 days 40 (40%) 47 (47%) 0.318* 7 (36.8%) 11 (44.0%) 0.632*
 Hospital 55 (55%) 61 (61%) 0.390* 8 (42.1%) 16 (64.0%) 0.149*
  1. IQR interquartile range, LOS length of stay
  2. * Pearson Chi-Square; ** Mann–Whitney