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Table 1 Comparison of the general characteristics of patients with ESBL-positive and -negative KPLA

From: Clinical and computed tomography features of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess

  ESBL (+) KPLA
n = 14
ESBL (−) KPLA
n = 86
P
General clinical features
 Age (mean age ± SD) 60.8 ± 8.5 59.3 ± 13.3 0.95
 Male, n (%) 7 (50%) 50 (58.14%) 0.57
Underlying cause, n (%)
 Diabetes 10 (71.43%) 45 (66.2%) 0.086
 Gastrointestinal malignancy 7 (50%) 6 (6.98%) < 0.001
 History of biliary disease 11 (78.57%) 23 (26.74%) < 0.001
Symptoms/signs, n (%)
 Fever (>  38.5 °C) 13 (92.86%) 82 (95.34%) 0.693
 Chills 8 (57.14%) 66 (77.74%) 0.123
 Nausea and/or vomiting 6 (42.86%) 21 (24.42%) 0.152
 Endophthalmitis 0 (0%) 2 (2.35%) 0.566
Duration of antibiotic treatment (mean days ± SD) 16.36 ± 13.92 9.25 ± 4.96 0.59
30 days mortality, n (%) 2 (14.29%) 2 (2.33%) 0.093
ICU admission, n (%) 4 (28.57%) 2 (2.33%) < 0.001