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Table 1 Demographics and underlying conditions of the 48 patients with MTB BSI

From: The characteristics of patients with mycobacterium tuberculosis blood stream infections in Beijing, China: a retrospective study

Characteristic Value (n = 48)
Gender-n.(%)
 Male 25 (52)
 Female 23 (48)
Age—Year (Median, IQR) 44 (26 ~ 57)
 Subgroup-year,n.(%)
  18–65 41 (85)
  66–79 6 (13)
  80–99 1 (2)
Immune suppression-n.(%) 26 (54)
 HIV-infection 2
 On Steroids 17
   SLE 7
   SS 2
   RA 2
   DM 2
   MCTD 1
   Undifferentiated CTD 2
   Myasthenia gravis 1
 Diabetes mellitus 3
 Malignant tumor 3
 Renal transplantation 1
  1. HIV Human immunodeficiency virus, SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus, SS Sjogren Syndrome, RA Rheumatoid arthritis, DM Dermatomyositis, MCTD Mixed connective tissue diseases, CTD Connective tissue diseases