Table 1

Characteristics of the Patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (n = 131)

Characteristic

n (%)


Mean (SD) Age, (years)

41.5 (7.5)


Male Sex

83 (63.4)


African American

119 (91)


Receiving ART

39 (29.8)


Mean (SD) APACHE Score

12.1 (5.3)


CD4 <200 cells/mm3

28 (21.4)


Hepatitis C

82 (62.6)


Diabetes Mellitus

3 (2.3)


Coronary Artery Disease

0 (-)


Hypertension

13 (9.9)


Intravenous Drug Use

66 (50.4)


End-stage Renal Disease

24 (18.3)


Median (IQR) Length of Stay (days)

7 (5, 14)


Endocarditis

63 (48.1)


Right-sided only

51 (38.9)


Left-sided only

8 (6.1)


Bilateral

4 (3.1)


In-hospital Mortality

10 (7.6)


Note: ART: Antiretroviral therapy, SD: standard deviation, IQR: interquartile range, APACHE: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation score.

Furuno et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:298   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-298

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