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Table 2 Central and peripherical catheter bacteremias and microorganisms

From: Blood stream infections associated with central and peripheral venous catheters

MICROORGANISM CB PB *P % difference % Difference (IC 95%) P ratio Ratios (IC95%)
Polimicrobian 21/284 17/220 (7.7%) 4/64 (6. 2%) 0.69 (CB-PB) 1 (− 5 to 8) 0.69 [CB/PB] 1.23 (0.43 to 3.54)
Enterobacterias 24/284 14/220 (6. 3%) 10/64 (15.6%) 0.019 (PB-CB) 9. 2(0. 2 to 18.72) 0.02 [PB/CB] 2.5 (1.16 to 5.26)
Staphylococcus cn 167/284 141/220 (64.1%) 26/64 (40.6%) < 0.001 (CB-PB) 23.46 (9.86 to 37) 0.004 [CB/PB] 1.57 (1.15 to 2.15)
Enterococo 6/284 4/220 (1.8%) 2/64 (3.1%) 0.52 (PB-CB) -1. 3 (− 5.9 to 3. 3) 0.52 [PB/CB] 1.72 (0.32 to 10)
Candida spp 15/284 13/220 (5.9%) 2/64 (3.1%) 0.38 (CB-PB) 2.7 (− 2. 4 to 8) 0.39 [CB/PB] 1.89 (0.43 to 8.16)
Staphylococcus aureus 36/284 21/220 (9.5%) 15/64 (23. 4%) 0.003 (PB-CB) 13.8 (2.8 to 24.92) 0.003 [PB/CB] 2.5 (1.35 to 4.54)
Gram negative not fermentative 6/284 4/220 (1.81%) 2/64 (3.12%) 0.52 (PB-CB) -1. 3 (− 5.9 to 3. 3) 0.52 [PB/CB] 1.7 (0.32 to 10)
  1. CB Central catheter blood stream infection
  2. PB Peripherical catheter blood stream infection
  3. IC 95% 95% Confidence interval
  4. *Significative values are in bold text