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Table 4 Antimicrobial resistance and severity of illness: comparison of clinical and biological data

From: “Does the Salmonella Genomic Island 1 (SGI1) confer invasiveness properties to human isolates?”

Variables Infection with pansusceptible isolatea (n = 21) Infection with isolate harboring at least 1 resistancea (n = 79) Univariate analysis p-valueb
Age (years) 22.3 (53.7) 15.8 (54) 0.26
Sex ratio (H/F) 12/9 35/44 0.28
Immunosuppression 1 (4.8) 16 (20.3) 0.11
Invasive infection 6 (28.6) 9 (11.4) 0.08
Bacteremia 6 (28.6) 6 (7.6) 0.02
Sepsis 6 (28.6) 9 (11.4) 0.08
Inflammatory response 19 (100) 63 (95.5) 1.00
 Missingc 2 13  
Fever or hypothermia 13 (65) 45 (60) 0.80
 Missingc 1 4  
  1. aData are presented as median (interquartile range) for age or number of patients n (%)
  2. bFisher’s exact test and Kruskal-Wallis test were performed as appropriate and p-values <0.05 were considered statistically significant
  3. cMissing refers to data not available in medical records
  4. Number italicized were statically significant