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Table 2 Outcomes of 100 patients with community-onset methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

From: Epidemiology and outcomes of community-onset methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureusbacteraemia in a university hospital in Singapore

Outcome Number (%)
• No complications from bacteraemia 54
   ◦ Other cause mortality 7 (13.0)
▪ Acute myocardial infarction 3 (42.8)
▪ Liver failure 2 (28.6)
▪ Leukaemia/Lymphoma 2 (28.6)
• Complicated bacteraemia 46
   ◦ Attributable mortality 11 (23.9)
▪ Pneumonia 5 (45.4)
▪ No primary site 4 (36.4)
▪ Soft tissue infection 1 (9.1)
▪ Infective endocarditis 1 (9.1)
   ◦ Recurrent infection within 12 weeks 7 (15.2)
▪ Intravascular infection 3 (42.8)
▪ Soft tissue infection 2 (28.6)
▪ Infective endocarditis 2 (28.6)
   ◦ Complicated infection at initial hospitalisation1 33 (71.7)
▪ Infective endocarditis 18 (54.5)
▪ Soft tissue infection/necrotizing fasciitis 6 (18.2)
▪ Psoas/paravertebral abscess 6 (18.2)
▪ Vertebral osteomyelitis/disciitis 3 (9.1)
▪ Epidural abscess 3 (9.1)
▪ Other osteomyelitis 1 (3.0)
▪ Liver abscess 1 (3.0)
▪ Brain abscess 1 (3.0)
▪ Pulmonary abscess/Pneumonia 1 (3.0)
  1. 1 Some patients have multiple sites of infection. However, each case is only counted once