Table 4

Treatment failure at first, second and third culture for treatment arm

N Pseudomonas aeruginosa-free, nTreatment failure (cumulative), nKaplan–Meier survival95% CI
Arm A (105 patients)
 Dropout4
 Missing data4
 Completed follow-up97
  At first culture (60 days) 84130.870.78 to 0.92
  At second culture (120 days) 69280.710.66 to 0.82
  At third culture (180 days) 66310.680.58 to 0.76
Arm B (118 patients)
 Dropout5
 Missing data5
 Completed follow-up108
  At first culture (60 days) 92160.850.79 to 091
  At second culture (120 days) 80280.740.67 to 0.82
  At third culture (180 days) 77310.710.60 to 0.78