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Table 2 Unadjusted outcome analysis of patients with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) versus vancomycin-susceptible E. faecium (VSE) bacteraemia

From: Does vancomycin resistance increase mortality in Enterococcus faecium bacteraemia after orthotopic liver transplantation? A retrospective study

VariablesnAll patients
n = 177
VRE
n = 39
VSE
n = 138
p
30-day Endpoints
 Favourable Outcome175*95/175 (54.3)19/39 (48.7)76/136 (55.9)0.429
 Crude mortality17721/177 (11.9)6/39 (15.4)15/138 (10.9)0.441
90-day Endpoints
 Favourable Outcome172**91/172 (52.9)20/39 (51.3)71/133 (53.4)0.817
 Crude Mortality17758/177 (32.8)15/39 (38.5)43/138 (31.2)0.391
Length of hospital stay until day 30 [days]177 25.9 ± 8.524.9 ± 7.70.160
Stay in ICU until day 30 [days]177 15.3 ± 12.313.5 ± 12.00.435
Ward stay until day 30 [days]156*** 12.6 ± 12.112.8 ± 10.70.958
Stay at home or in a rehabilitation unit until day 30 [days]156*** 1.1 ± 4.33.4 ± 6.30.022
  1. Data are presented as n (%), mean ± standard deviation.
  2. * n = 175 (2 missing)
  3. **n = 172 (5 missing)
  4. ***n = 156 (only patients who reached day 30 were included)
  5. Abbreviations: VRE vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, VSE vancomycin-susceptible E. faecium, ICU intensive care unit