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Research Article

Risk Factors for the Mortality of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Non-HIV Patients Who Required Mechanical Ventilation: A Retrospective Case Series Study

Table 2

Serum 1,3-β-D-glucan, LDH, KL-6, and SP-D levels at ICU admission in all patients and major subgroups. Data are presented as medians (interquartile range). RA: rheumatoid arthritis; LDH: lactate dehydrogenase; SP-D: surfactant protein-D.

Total ()RA/collagen ()Renal transplant () value

1,3-β-D-Glucan (pg/mL)256.1 (64.4, 993.9)71.4 (32.9, 206.3)2600.0 (1121.5, 2880.0)0.0043
LDH (IU/L)468.5 (373.8, 588.5)405.5 (338.0, 548.5)498.0 (371.5, 539.0)0.916
KL-6 (U/mL)650.5 (406.3, 1391.3)409.0 (383.0, 1390.0)565.0 (475.0, 983.0)0.608
SP-D (ng/mL)193.0 (106.0, 445.0)155.0 (95.2, 403.5)193.0 (133.0, 216.0)1.000