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Table 1 Critically ill patients treated with colistin: clinical characteristics and outcome

From: Intravenous colistin in the treatment of sepsis from multiresistant Gram-negative bacilli in critically ill patients

Patient Age (years) Sex APACHE II score Underlying disease Infection Pathogen Response, outcome
1 34 M 21 Trauma, ARDS VAP P. aeruginosa Initial response, Death
2 22 M 17 Trauma VAP P. aeruginosa Response
3 27 M 14 Trauma VAP P. aeruginosa Response
4 36 F 23 Burns, MOF (three organs) VAP P. aeruginosa No response, death
5 25 F 22 Trauma, ARDS VAP P. aeruginosa No response, death
6 47 M 13 Trauma VAP P. aeruginosa Response
7 64 M 17 Trauma VAP P. aeruginosa Response
8 52 F 16 Trauma VAP P. aeruginosa Response
9 29 M 26 Pancreatitis, MOF (three organs) VAP P. aeruginosa Initial response, death
10 38 M 14 Subarachnoid hemorrhage VAP P. aeruginosa Response
11 66 M 28 Head and neck cancer, surgery, MOF (three organs) VAP P. aeruginosa No response, death
12 34 F 16 Trauma VAP Acinetobacter spp. Response
13 80 M 21 Sternotomy, ARDS VAP Acinetobacter spp. Response
14 43 M 19 Trauma VAP Acinetobacter spp. Response
15 28 F 24 Morbid obesity, bowel resection VAP Acinetobacter spp. No response, death
16 20 F 17 Trauma Post-traumatic meningitis Acinetobacter spp. Response
      Sinusitis P. aeruginosa  
      Urosepsis P. aeruginosa  
17 61 M 20 Trauma Catheter-related sepsis P. aeruginosa Response
18 35 M 14 Trauma Catheter-related sepsis P. aeruginosa Response
19 62 M 29 Trauma, MOF (two organs), CVVHD Catheter-related sepsis P. aeruginosa No response, death
20 64 F 28 Burns, MOF (two organs), CVVHD Sepsis of unknown primary origin P. aeruginosa No response, death
21 73 M 32 Cancer of the colon, bowel resection, MOF (four organs) Sepsis of unknown primary origin P. aeruginosa Initial response, death
22 29 M 14 Trauma Sepsis of unknown primary origin P. aeruginosa Response
23 20 M 22 Trauma, crush syndrome, CVVHD Empyema thoracis P. aeruginosa No response, death
24 74 M 28 Aneurysm of the abdominal aorta, elective operation Sepsis of unknown primary origin Acinetobacter spp. Initial response, death
  1. F, female; M, male; MOF, multiple organ failure; CVVHD, continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration.