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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis of risk factors for death among 48 solid organ transplant recipients with bloodstream infection by gram positive bacteria

From: Clinical and epidemiological differences and risk factors for death among solid organ transplant recipients with Gram-positive and Gram-negative bloodstream infections

Variable Cases (48) Univariate Multivariate
Death Survival OR IC95 % P OR IC95 % p
N (%) N (%)
Male gender 10 (34.5) 19 (65.5) 0.90 0.27–3.02 1.00    
ICU 4 (57.1) 3 (42.9) 2.87 0.56–14.73 0.23    
HAIs 10 (52.6) 9 (47.4) 3.49 1.01–12.05 0.06    
Charlson ≥ 3 5 (29.4) 12 (70.6) 0.66 0.18–2.35 0.75    
Co-morb (liver disease) 0 0       
Co-morb (cancer) 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0) 1.87 0.11–32.01 1.00    
Co-morbidities (≥2) 1 (20.0) 4 (80.0) 0.42 0.04–4.11 0.64    
Deceased donor 11 (47.8) 12 (52.2) 2.90 0.85–9.93 0.13    
Induction therapy 17 (77.3) 5 (22.7) 0.60 0.47–0.77 0.15    
Acute rejection (AR) 9 (47.4) 10 (52.6) 2.36 0.70–7.95 0.22    
AR-corticosteroids 9 (50.0) 9 (50.0) 2.75 0.80–9.39 0.13    
OB-MMF 1 (11.1) 8 (88.9) 0.18 0.02–1.58 0.13    
OB-Ciclosporine 8 (23.5) 26 (76.5) 0.17 0.04–0.66 0.02 0.20 0.03–1.19 0.08
Double-J 1 (100.0) 0 (0) 0.34 0.23–0.51 0.35    
Pre tx dialysis 16 (39.0) 25 (61.0) 3.84 0.42–34.94 0.40    
CMV 1 (33.3) 2 (66.7) 0.91 0.08–10.79 1.00    
Shock 6 (85.7) 1 (14.3) 16.4 1.76–151.7 0.005 1.24 0.06–27.37 0.89
Respiratory failure 12 (85.7) 2 (14.3) 34.8 5.91–204.8 <0.001 28.3 2.53–317.1 0.007
Pre tx diabetes 2 (33.3) 4 (66.7) 0.90 0.15–5.50 1.00    
Inadequate atb 6 (37.5) 10 (62.5) 1.14 0.33–4.00 1.00    
  1. ICU Intensive care unit, HAIs Health-acquired infections, OB onset of BSI, TX transplant, atb antimicrobial