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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of 88 episodes of non-typhoidal Salmonella infection

From: Clinical presentation and outcomes of non-typhoidal Salmonella infections in patients with cancer

Clinical characteristics N (%)
Host Factors
 Neutropenia in previous 30 days 11 (13)
 Neutropenia during infection 22 (25)
 Lymphopenia in previous 30 days 25 (28)
 Lymphopenia during infection 46 (52)
Medications within 30 days of infection
 Gastric acid suppression 49 (56)
 Corticosteroids 43 (49)
 Active chemotherapy 58 (66)
 Antibiotics 35 (40)
Clinical presentation
 Fever 51 (58)
 Diarrhea 48 (55)
 Nausea/vomiting 40 (45)
 Abdominal pain 37 (42)
 Urinary symptoms 9 (10)
Sepsis syndrome  
 Sepsis 32 (36)
 Severe sepsis 24 (27)
 Septic shock 5 (6)
Outcomes
 Hospital admission 64 (73)
 Intensive Care Unit admission 11 (13)
 Mechanical ventilation 3 (3)
 All-cause mortality at day 30 7 (8)