Table 1: Characteristics of patients at baseline: gender, sex, underlying disease, origin of sepsis, and microbiology.

Patient Gender Age Underlying disease Origin of sepsis Microbiology

N1F74Gastric cancer, gastrectomy, and pulmonary thromboembolismAbdominal Candida albicans
N2M80Left inferior pulmonary lobectomy, mesenteric infarction, and resection of small bowelAbdominal Bacteroides fragilis
N3F 79Pulmonary thromboembolismPulmonaryPseudomonas aeruginosa
N4F60Posttraumatic subdural haemorrhagePulmonaryAcinetobacter baumannii
N5M 34Multiple thoracic and abdominal traumaPulmonaryAcinetobacter baumannii
N6F 51Substitution of mitral valve after rheumatic fever cardiopathyMediastinal abscess Candida albicans Escherichia coli
N7M 56Acute respiratory failure, lung cancerPulmonaryPseudomonas aeruginosa
N8M 55Evacuation of cerebral haemorrhagePulmonaryKlebsiella pneumoniae
N9M 51Ligature of left external carotid, draining of facial, neck, and mediastinic abscessMediastinal abscess, infection of tracheostomy site Klebsiella pneumoniae Candida albicans
N10M48Multiple abdominal and pelvic trauma Urinary Escherichia coli
N11F 59Perforation of the colon, colonic resection, and peritonitisAbdominal Escherichia coli, Enterobacter spp.
62Acute respiratory failure, COPDPulmonaryPseudomonas aeruginosa Acinetobacter baumannii
N13M 46Multiple thoracic abdominal and pelvic trauma CVCStaphylococcus coagulase negative