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Table 5 Comparison of outcome between monomicrobial SA-BSI and polymicrobial SA-BSI

From: Clinical characteristics and risk factors of polymicrobial Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections

Prognostic indicatorsTotal
(n = 349)
Mono-SA-BSI
(n = 295)
Poly-SA-BSI
(n = 54)
p-value
Total Hospitalization days (M) (IQR)30 (17,54.5)28 (15,49)50 (21.25,85.75)0.00
Total ICU residence days (M) (IQR)1 (0,18)0 (0,12)23 (6.25,49.25)0.00
Cause sepsis288 (82.5%)249 (84.4%)39 (72.2%)0.03
Cause Septic shock (n,%)35 (10%)26 (8.8%)9 (16.7%)0.08
7 day total mortality rate (n,%)31 (8.9%)22 (7.5%)9 (16.7%)0.03
14 day total mortality rate (n,%)46 (14.2%)33 (11.2%)13 (24.1%)0.01
28 day total mortality rate (n,%)61 (17.5%)45 (15.3%)16 (29.6%)0.01
In-hospital mortality (n,%)71 (20.3%)54 (18.3%)y (31.5%)0.03
  1. Abbreviations: M Median, IQR Interquartile range, ICU Intensive care unit, SA-BSI Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections