About the Authors

Xi Li

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, Intensive Care Unit, The People’s Hospital Of Leshan, Sichuan, China

Zhiheng Xu

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, Intensive Care Unit, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Xiaoqing Pang

Affiliation Intensive Care Unit, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Yongbo Huang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Baoxin Yang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Yuanyuan Yang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Kangxie Chen

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Xiaoqing Liu

Affiliation Intensive Care Unit, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Pu Mao

maopu1981@126.com(PM); dryiminli@vip.163.com(YL)

Affiliation Department of Infection Control, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Yimin Li

maopu1981@126.com(PM); dryiminli@vip.163.com(YL)

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, Intensive Care Unit, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: XL YL PM. Data curation: BY YY KC. Formal analysis: XL ZX. Funding acquisition: YL YH XQL. Investigation: XP BY YY KC. Methodology: YH XP. Project administration: YL PM. Resources: YL PM XQL. Software: YH ZX. Supervision: YL PM. Validation: PM YH. Visualization: XL YH. Writing – original draft: XL. Writing – review & editing: YH PM YL.