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Table 2 Factors associated with severe leukopenia among patients with Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus -associated necrotizing pneumonia

From: Severe leukopenia in Staphylococcus aureus-necrotizing, community-acquired pneumonia: risk factors and impact on survival

Variablesa Adjusted odds ratios (95% CI) Pvalue
Previous influenza-like illness 4.45 (1.67-11.88) 0.003
Age >30 years 2.69 (1.08-6.68) 0.033
Airway hemorrhage 4.53 (1.85-11.13) 0.001
Personal history of furuncles 0.11 (0.01-0.96) 0.046
  1. aVariables were adjusted to gender, mechanical ventilation, platelet count, pleural effusion, and time elapsed between onset of symptoms and hospitalization.