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Clinical Pulmonary Infection Score (CPIS) for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Temperature
36.5-38.4 0
38.5-38.9 1
≥39.0 or ≤36.0 2
White Blood Cell Count
4-11 0
<4 or >11 1
Either <4 or >11 plus band forms ≥500 2
Tracheal Secretions
<14+ 0
≥14+ 1
≥14+ and purulent secretions 2
Oxygenation, PaO₂/FiO₂
>240 or ARDS 0
≤240 and no ARDS 2
Pulmonary Radiography
No infiltrate 0
Diffuse or patchy infiltrate 1
Localized infiltrate 2
Tracheal Aspirate Specimen culture
Semi-quantitative, 0, 1, 2, or 3+
Pathogenic bacteria cultured ≤1 or no growth 0
Pathogenic bacteria cultured >1+ 1
Pathogenic bacteria cultured >1+ and same pathogenic bacteria on gram stain >1+ 2
Result:

Background

Result Interpretation

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