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Table 2 Patient laboratory parameters and hospital characteristics

From: Characteristics of invasive Acinetobacter species isolates recovered in a pediatric academic center

  All isolates Percent/Median (Range) A. baumannii A. pittii
Laboratory Data  
 White blood cell (k/mm3) 7.7 (1.6–14.3) 7.7 (1.2–11.0) 6.8 (1.5–20.9)
 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 9.2 (7.8–9.9) 9.0 (7.6–9.3) 8.8 (7.8–11.1)
 Neutrophils 60.0 % (44.0–76.0) 62.0 % (26.8–76.3) 57.0 % (49.5–69.5)
 Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.45 (0.32–0.65) 0.44 (0.37–0.65) 0.35 (0.24–0.65)
 ALT (IU/L) 37.5 (18.0–143.3) 13.0 (8.0–18.0) 135.0 (37.5–157.5)
 AST (IU/L) 45.5 (38.5–93.5) 39.0 (37.0–41.0) 71.0 (45.0–177.0)
Hospital Visit  
 Length of stay (days)
 Location of positive culture
10.5 (3.3–67.5) 3.5 (1.5–16.3) 13.5 (5.0–82.5)
  Intensive care unit (ICU) 33.3 % 25.0 % 45.5 %
  Hematology / Oncology unit 33.3 % 37.5 % 36.4 %
  Emergency / Outpatient 33.3 % 37.5 % 18.1 %
 Oxygen use 33.3 % 0 % 54.5 %
 Ventilator use 37.5 % 18.2 % 45.5 %
 Mortality 8.3 % 0 % 18.2 %
 Antibiotic duration (days) 14.0 (9.3–14.0) 14.0 (10.0–19.0) 14.0 (6.0–14.0)
 Follow up culture negativea 79.9 % 87.5 % 81.8 %
  1. aResults of the next bacterial culture within 48 h of antibiotic initiation