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Table 3 Infection characteristics

From: Predictors of hospital mortality among septic ICU patients with Acinetobacter spp.bacteremia: a cohort study

  Died % Survived % P value
  n = 65 49.62% n = 66 50.38%  
LOS prior to bacteremia, days      
Mean [SD] 17.1 [23.2]   8.2 [9.9]   
Median (IQR) 13 (1, 22)   2 (0, 14)   0.002
APACHE II      
Mean [SD] 24.4 [7.9]   18.2 [6.4]   
Median (IQR) 24 (19, 31)   18 (13, 22)   <0.001
Septic shock 49 75.38% 28 42.42% <0.001
Mechanical ventilation 49 75.38% 35 53.03% 0.008
Polymicrobial 10 18.52% 15 31.91% 0.120
Infection sourcea      
Lung 22 36.67% 19 30.16% 0.575
Urine 8 13.33% 23 36.51% 0.003
Abdomen 12 20.00% 5 7.94% 0.048
Line 5 8.33% 8 12.70% 0.308
Unknown 13 21.67% 8 12.70% 0.425
CRAc 45 69.23% 31 46.97% 0.010
Non-IAAT 54 83.08% 39 59.09% 0.002
LOS following bacteremia onset, days      
Mean [SD] 13.0 [27.0]   19.9 [18.2]   
Median (IQR) 4.5 (2, 16.5)   15 (6, 33)   <0.001
  1. LOS = length of stay; SD = standard deviation; IQR = interquartile range; CRAc = carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter spp.; IAAT = initially appropriate antibiotic therapy.
  2. aMultiple sources possible.