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Table 2 Severity scores on the day of positive blood cultures in the ICUAC and non-ICUAC groups.

From: Comparison of the epidemiology, risk factors, outcome and degree of organ failures of patients with candidemia acquired before or during ICU treatment

  ICUACG
n= 38
Non-ICUACG
n= 45
P-value
APACHE II on admission 27 (18 to 29) 23.5 (18.5 to 29) 0.79
APACHE II on the day when BC positive 20.5 (16.5 to 26) 22.5 (19 to 27) 0.34
SOFA on admission 9 (7 to 11) 8.5 (5 to 11) 0.281
SOFA on the day when BC positive 10 (7 to 13.5) 7 (5 to 11) 0.172
  1. Values are presented as a median (with 25th to 75th percentile) or as the number (%) of patients. APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation score; BC, blood culture; ICUACG, ICU-acquired candidemia group; non-ICUACG, non-ICU-acquired candidemia group; LOS, length of stay; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment scale.