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Table 3 Outcomes and impact of inadequate antibiotics among 61 cirrhotic patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia

From: Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia in patients with liver cirrhosis: a comparison with bacteremia caused by Enterobacteriaceae

Variable Initial therapy P
Adequate (n = 18) Inadequate (n = 43)
Age (mean in year, SD) 49.1 ± 15.5 60.0 ± 10.5 0.01
Male (%) 13 (72.2) 33 (76.7) 0.75
Child-Pugh score (mean ± SD) 7.1 ± 2.1 8.7 ± 2.4 0.02
Pitt bacteremia score (mean ± SD) 1.3 ± 1.9 2.3 ± 2.9 0.18
30-day mortality (%) 2 (11.1) 10 (23.3) 0.48
  1. Abbreviation: SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range.