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Table 3 Microorganism found in the 181 patients with positive blood culture results

From: A changing profile of infective endocarditis at a tertiary hospital in China: a retrospective study from 2001 to 2018

VariableTotalEarly-period GroupLater-period GroupOR95% CIP
N = 181N = 46N = 135LowerUpper
Gram-positive coccus161 (89.0)40 (87.0)121 (89.6)1.2960.4673.5990.617
Staphylococcus aureus46 (25.4)19 (41.3)27 (20.0)0.3550.1720.7320.004
 Streptococcus76 (42.0)17 (37.0)59 (43.7)1.3240.6652.6360.423
 Other43 (23.8)6 (13.0)37 (27.4)2.5170.9856.4290.048
 Enterococcus14 (7.7)1 (2.2)13 (9.6)4.7950.61037.7150.188
Globicatella Sanguis11 (6.1)2 (4.3)9 (6.7)1.5710.3277.5540.833
 Gram-negative bacilli11 (6.1)1 (2.2)10 (7.4)3.6000.44828.9220.355
 Other bacterial7 (3.9)2 (4.3)5 (3.7)0.8460.1584.5180.805
 Fungi6 (3.3)3 (6.5)3 (2.2)0.3260.0631.6740.352
  1. Variables are presented as count (%). P value were estimated by Chi-squared tests. One patient could be isolated two or more kinds of causative microorganisms from blood culture