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Table 5 Number and percentages of outcome of severely malnourished children who had bacterial blood stream infections at admission to Mulago hospital, Uganda

From: Bacteraemia among severely malnourished children infected and uninfected with the human immunodeficiency virus-1 in Kampala, Uganda

  Outcome status  
  Dead Alive  
Organism n (%) n (%) OR (95% CI)
Staphylococcus aureus 3 (20) 12 (80) 1.8 (2.8 – 6.7)
Coagulase negative 1 (20) 4 (80) 1.7 (0.2 – 16)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 4 (40) 6 (60) 1.8 (0.5 – 07)
Haemophilus influenza 1 (50) 1 (50) -
Salmonella enteriditis 1 (11) 8 (92) 3.6 (0.4 – 31)
Salmonella typhi 0 (0) 5 (100) -
Salmonella typhimurium 6 (29) 15 (71) 1.0 (0.3 – 3.1)
Escherichia coli 6 (100) 0 (0) 4.4 (2.8 – 6.7)