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Table 2 Independent predictors of 28-day mortality in 2349 adults with community-onset bacteremia

From: Timing of appropriate empirical antimicrobial administration and outcome of adults with community-onset bacteremia

Variables AOR (95% CI) P value
Critical illness (Pitt bacteremia score ≥4) on arrival at the ED 8.77 (6.43–11.97) <0.001
Ultimately and rapidly fatal comorbidity (McCabe classification) 2.21 (1.48–2.92) <0.001
Polymicrobial bacteremia 2.00 (1.35–2.97) 0.001
ESBL-producing EKP bacteremia 6.00 (3.11–11.55) <0.001
Bacteremia source
 Pneumonia 2.08 (1.48–2.92) <0.001
 Urinary tract infection 0.46 (0.25–0.84) 0.01
Comorbidity
 Malignancy 1.81 (1.30–2.50) <0.001
 Liver cirrhosis 3.04 (1.19–3.97) <0.001
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, ED emergency department, ESBL extended-spectrum beta-lactamase, EKP Escherichia coli, Klebsiella species, and Proteus mirabilis