Table 1

Baseline characteristics and outcome

Patient's baseline characteristics (n = 27) and outcome


Age (years)

Mean

73

Median

81

Range

19-101

Gender

Male

16 (59.3%)

Female

11 (40.7%)

Hospitalstay (days)

Mean

18

Median

9

Range

1-79

Immunosuppression

1 (3.7%)

Comorbidities

25 (92.6%)

Cancer

7 (25.9%)

Cardiopathy

14 (51.9%)

Chronic renal insufficiency

4 (14.8%)

Diabetes mellitus

4 (14.8%)

Neurological disorder

13 (48.1%)

Hypertension

6 (22.2%)

Chronic pulmonary disorder

2 (7.4%)

Chronic Vascular disorder

4 (14.8%)

Endocriological disorder (other than diabtes mellitus

3 (11.1%)

Chronic pancreatitis

1 (3.7%)

Underlying genitourinary tract pathology

12 (44.4%)

Nephrolithiasis

1 (3.7%)

Stenosis

4 (14.8%)

Double-J catheter

2 (7.4%)

Urinary catheter

3 (11.1%)

Prostatic hyperplasia

5 (18.5%)

Renal cysts

1 (3.7%)

Uterine and vaginal prolapse

1 (3.7%)

Renal transplantation

1 (3.7%)

Outcome

Discharge

17 (63.0%)

Referal to another hospital

3 (11.1%)

Referal to a longterm-care facility

5 (18.5%)

Death

2 (7.4%)


Tschudin-Sutter et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:289   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-289

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