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Table 2 Nosocomial ICU acquired RGNB* Infection: Independent risk factors- logistic regression (Comparison with SIRS patients with no GNB Infection/Colonization)

From: A prediction tool for nosocomial multi-drug resistant gram-negative bacilli infections in critically ill patients - prospective observational study

Nosocomial ICU acquired RGNB infection Coef. P > z 95% Conf. interval
Days of stay in ICU >5 2.37 <0.001 1.56 3.18
Carbapenems within 6 months 1.32 0.008 0.34 2.30
Presence of any GNB within 6 months 1.14 <0.001 0.58 1.70
Dialysis with end stage renal disease 0.79 0.017 0.14 1.45
Surgery this admission before RGNB 0.69 0.005 0.21 1.19
Interaction: Carbapenems *days in ICU > 5 -1.42 0.013 -2.55 -0.30
_cons -5.02 <0.001 -5.78 -4.26
  1. *Resistant gram negative bacteria, Gram negative bacteria.