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Table 3 Prognostic factors associated with treatment failure (univariate analysis)

From: Impact of rifampicin dose in bone and joint prosthetic device infections due to Staphylococcus spp: a retrospective single-center study in France

Variables Recovery Failure p
Number of germs identified
  ≤ 1 178 (43.3) 126 (30.7) 0.655
  > 1 64 (15.6) 43 (10.5)
Sex, n (%)
 Female 99 (24.1) 89 (21.6) 0.012
 Male 143 (34.8) 80 (19.6)
Rifampicin dosage
  < 10 mg/kg/day 11 (2.7) 16 (3.9) 0.149
 10–20 mg/kg/day 192 (46.7) 127 (30.9)
  > 20 mg/kg/day 39 (9.5) 26 (6.3)
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