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Table 7 Shunt infections, clinical data, AIS vs non-AIS, pathogens and antibiograms.

From: Do antibiotic-impregnated shunts in hydrocephalus therapy reduce the risk of infection? An observational study in 258 patients

ID Age [year] Sex No. of risk factors Time to infection1 [days] AIS2 Organism Rifampicin Clindamycin
15 54.3 f 2 6 0 S. epidermidis s r
10 50.2 m 1 12 0 Citrobacter koseri r not tested
8 53.5 m 2 15 0 S. epidermidis s r
1 61.3 f 4 15 0 S. epidermidis r r
11 72.1 m 2 22 0 S. epidermidis s s
5 25.4 m 0 28 0 S. epidermidis r r
3 65.4 f 2 36 0 S. epidermidis s r
14 45.0 f 2 148 0 S. aureus s s
6 4.0 f 3 170 0 S. epidermidis s s
7 77.5 f 1 375 0 Proprioni bacterium acnes not tested s
4 74.3 f 3 4 1 S. epidermidis r r
12 66.7 f 1 13 1 gram positive coccus*1 unknown unknown
16 0.3 f 4 26/5 1 S. epidermidis s s
9 53.4 f 4 178 1 S. aureus*2 s s
17 3.5 f 2 106/294 1 S. epidermidis s s
  1. 1 Time to infection between shunt implantation and shunt explantation.
  2. 2 AIS: Antibiotic impregnated shunt: 0 = no, 1 = yes
  3. *1 gram positive coccus, no specific differentiation possible; *2 Methicillin resistent