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Table 2 Summary statistics for C. difficile infection (CDI) within 100-days post-allogeneic transplant, per transplanting hospital

From: Evaluating risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection in adult and pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant recipients

  Pediatric transplants Adult transplants
Variable (n =192) (n =990)
Outcomes – n (%)   
CDI 33 (17) 107 (11)
Death 8 (4) 93 (9)
Lost to follow-up 0 (0) 1 (0)
Second transplant 0 (0) 11 (1)
No event 151 (79) 778 (79)
CDI incidence, per 10000 patient-days 20 12
CDI incidence, per transplant year – n (%)   
2008 4 (10) 17 (9)
2009 4 (10) 25 (12)
2010 5 (16) 23 (13)
2011 7 (17) 19 (9)
2012 13 (35) 23 (12)
Days to first CDI test – median (IQR) 22 (10, 58) 15 (5, 33)
Days to first positive test for CDI – median (IQR) 51 (5, 72) 16 (5, 49)
Positive tests / all tests (%) 33/125 (26.4) 107/1,308 (8.2)
Probability of testing while inpatienta 1.10 % 4.50 %
Probability of CDI while inpatienta 0.30 % 0.30 %
  1. aPer inpatient day