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Table 1 Demographics and incidence of bacteraemia

From: Audit of bacteraemia management in a university hospital ICU

Variable 2000 cohort 2013 cohort
Total ICU population 713 1,318
Patients with bacteraemia 91 87
Episodes of bacteraemia 102 113
   Community-acquired bacteraemia 13 37
   Hospital-acquired bacteraemia 28 39
   ICU-acquired bacteraemia 60 37
Hospital mortality 45% 32%
Monotherapy treatment (%); duration median (IQR)   
   Community-acquired bacteraemia 57%; 6 (5 to 6) 65% 5 (3 to 5;
   Hospital-acquired bacteraemia 78%; 6 (5 to 8) 63%; 5 (4 to 7)
   ICU-acquired bacteraemia 80%; 5 (5 to 7) 62%; 4 (3 to 6)