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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and comorbidities of 87 patients with streptococcal prosthetic joint infections

From: Outcome of patients with streptococcal prosthetic joint infections with special reference to rifampicin combinations

Variables No. of patients (%)
Age, years, mean ± SD 69.1 ± 13.7
BMI, kg/m2, mean ± SD 29.9 ± 8.1
Sex ratio, Male/Female 0.85, 40/47
Comorbidities
 Diabetes mellitus 31 (35.6)
 Rheumatoid polyarthritis 8 (9.1)
 Chronic renal disease 13 (14.9)
 Chronic liver disease 9 (10.3)
 Malnutritiona 25 (28.7)
 Neoplasia 7 (8)
 Corticosteroids 11 (12.6)
  ≥ 1 Comorbidity 70 (73.7)
ASA score ≥ 2 38 (40)
  1. SD Standard Deviation, BMI Body Mass Index, ASA Anesthesiology Society of America score
  2. aDefined as albuminemia under 35 mg/L