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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients with secondary BSI

From: The impact of Rotavirus mass vaccination on hospitalization rates, nosocomial Rotavirus gastroenteritis and secondary blood stream infections

Type of RV-GE (number) Mean age (months; range) Sex (female/male) Onset of BSI after RV-GE (hours; range) Underlying disease (number) Pathogens in blood culture (number) Other pathogens in stool samples (number) Mean CRP (mg/dl; range)
Community-acquired (6) 13.9 (11–60) 2/4 149 (48–384) WPW-syndrome (1) Staphylococcus aureus (2) Negative (6) 3.6 (0.2–17.1)
Bronchitis (1) Neisseria species (1)
None (4) Enterobacter species (3)
Klebsiella species (1)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (1)
Nosocomial (14) 15.6 (0.2–60) 6/8 189 (48–648) Preterm birth (7) Staphylococcus aureus (10) Negative (12) 9.4 (0.3–19.3)
SOT (2) Streptococcus pneumoniae (1) Clostridium difficile (2)
ALL (3) Enterobacter species (2) Adenovirus (1)
Gastroschisis (1) Enterococcus faecalis (1)
Propionacetemia (1)
  1. Abbreviations: Rotavirus-gastroenteritis (RV-GE); Wolff-Parkinson-White-syndrome (WPW); solid organ transplantation (SOT); acute lymphatic leukemia (ALL); C-reactive protein (CRP).
  2. Preterm birth was defined by gestational age <37 weeks. In some patients more than one pathogen was found. There was no significant difference between the community-acquired and nosocomial RV-GE groups.