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Table 1 Analysis of the risk factors between 20 patients with ESBL-positive EcBSI and 50 patients with ESBL-negative EcBSI

From: Risk factor analysis for extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacter cloacaebloodstream infections in central Taiwan

   ESBL-negative E. cloacae ESBL-positive E. cloacae p-value
Total number Total number
Underlying disease
Diabetes mellitus   14 6  
Liver cirrhosis   5 2  
Cancer   12 5  
Uremia   3 1  
McCabe category A 19 5 0.03
B 19 5  
C 12 10  
Belong to Health care-associated infection   36 20 0.04
Invasive procedures before E. cloacae infection   4 20 0.481
Chemotherapy before E. cloacae infection   1 2 0.482
Operation before E. cloacae infection   15 1 0.481
Usage of central venous catheter before E. cloacae infection   50 20 0.464
Usage of peripheral catheter before E. cloacae infection   50 20 0.301
Usage of arterial catheter before E. cloacae infection   24 18 0.857
Usage of Swan-Guan catheter before E. cloacae infection   4 3 0.481
Usage of total parenteral nutrition before E. cloacae infection   35 17 0.65
Usage of antibiotics before E. cloacae infection   46 17 0.023
Usage of ventilator before E. cloacae infection   47 19 0.037
Usage of Foley catheter   42 20 0.657
  1. P-value by chi-squared test or Fisher’s exact test when appropriate.
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