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Table 1 Characteristics at baseline

From: Inhalation of specific anti-Pseudomonas aeruginosa IgY antibodies transiently decreases P. aeruginosa colonization of the airway in mechanically ventilated piglets

Baseline characteristics
  Intervention Control
Weight (kg)* 31.2 ± 1.1 27.9 ± 0.73
HR (min−1) 98 ± 4 92 ± 6
MAP (mmHg) 81 ± 5 78 ± 5
CI (L/min/m2) 2.18 (0.72) 2.83 (0.62)
Arterial lactate (mmol/L) 2.2 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 0.2
Hemoglobin (g/L) 87 ± 1 87 ± 3
WBC (109/L) 18.0 ± 2.7 15.6 ± 1.8
Neutrophil count (109/L) 8.6 ± 2.1 7.0 ± 1.3
Core temperature (°C) 39.3 ± 0.2 39.5 ± 0.2
IL-6 (pg/mL) 31.0 ± 28.5 39.7 ± 20.2
TNF-α (pg/mL) 184.6 ± 16.9 166.6 ± 22.0
Static compliance (mL/cmH2O) 29.8 ± 3.9 29.3 ± 2.7
PaO2/FiO2 ratio (mmHg) 370 (34) 420 (56)
Plasma creatinine (μmol/L) 43 ± 2 50 ± 4
  1. Values are mean ± SEM or median (IQR). *p < 0.05, tested according to normality with independent t test or Mann-Whitney U test. HR heart rate, MAP mean arterial pressure, CI cardiac index, aLactate arterial lactate, WBC white blood cell count, IL-6 interleukin-6, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor α