From: Prognosis of liver abscess with no identified organism
CNLA (n = 156) | CPLA (n = 246) | Causative organism | P value | ||||
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E.coli (n = 74) | K.pneumoniae (n = 133) | P value* | Other (n = 39) | ||||
Invasive procedure, n(%) | 108 (69.2%) | 195 (79.3%) | 54 (73.0%) | 108 (81.2%) | 0.17 | 33 (84.6%) | 0.02 |
Metastatic infection, n(%) | 2 (1.3%) | 12 (4.9%) | 4 (5.4%) | 7 (5.3%) | 0.96 | 1 (2.6%) | 0.05 |
In-hospital mortality, n(%) | 6 (3.8%) | 12 (4.9%) | 5 (6.8%) | 4 (3.0%) | 0.20 | 3 (7.7%) | 0.63 |
Length of hospital stay, days, median (IQR) | 14.8 (7.75) | 17.9 (8) | 20 (15) | 18 (9.5) | 0.09 | 17 (16) | 0.03 |
Recurrence, n (%) | 12 (7.7%) | 17 (6.9%) | 6 (8.1%) | 5 (3.8%) | 0.18 | 6 (15.4%) | 0.77 |