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Table 1 Comorbidities and factors associated with listeriosis cases (n = 64)

From: Comorbidities and factors associated with central nervous system infections and death in non-perinatal listeriosis: a clinical case series

Comorbidity N %
Immunosuppressive therapy 34 53.1
Cancer 22 34.4
Severe cardiovascular disease 19 29.7
Renal disease 17 26.6
Transplantationa 12 18.8
Hepatic disease 11 17.2
No recognized comorbidities 10 15.6
Diabetes mellitus 8 12.5
HIV 6 9.4
Auto-immune disease 5 7.8
Alcoholism 3 4.7
Pregnancy 1 1.6
  1. a Kidney (6), heart (5), Liver (1)