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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with Candida bloodstream infections and critically ill control patients

From: T cells from patients with Candida sepsis display a suppressive immunophenotype

  CBSI N = 27 (%) Critically ill, non-septic patients N = 16 (%) p value
Mean age (±SD), years 56.9 (23.4) 58.9 (18.1) 0.19
Male gender (%) 14 (51.9) 10 (62.5) 0.46
APACHE II score (±SD)* 11.61 (6.7) 8.69 (4.0) 0.11
SOFA score (±SD)* 4.7 (4.2) 2.6 (1.8) 0.06
White blood cell count (±SD), thousand/mm3 11.7 (5.8) 9.9 (3.5) 0.25
Absolute lymphocyte count (±SD), thousand/mm3 1.13 (0.99) 0.61 (0.49) 0.02
Absolute neutrophil count (±SD), thousand/mm3 7.23 (5.76) 6.43 (5.32) 0.77
Heart rate (±SD), beats/min 102.2 (19.9) 109.5 (17.0) 0.23
Respiratory rate (±SD), breaths/min 23.19 (5.6) 24.4 (4.1) 0.46
Baseline creatinine (±SD), mg/dl 1.46 (1.62) 1.1 (0.85) 0.4
90-day mortality (%) 6 (22.2) 3 (18.8) 0.79
Primary diagnosis, n (%) 13 (48) Candida albicans 6 (37) Motor vehicle accident n/a
7 (26) Candida glabrata 3 (18) Fall
3 (11) Candida tropicalis 2 (13) Spinal fusion
3 (11) Candida parapsilosis 2 (13) Coronary artery bypass graft
1 (4) Candida dubliniensis 2 (13) Hemorrhage
1 (6) Spinal cord injury
  1. *SOFA and APACHE II scores were calculated excluding the Glasgow Coma Score
  2. CBSI Candida bloodstream infection, SD standard deviation, APACHE II acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment