Table 5

Number and percentages of outcome of severely malnourished children who had bacterial blood stream infections at admission to Mulago hospital, Uganda

Outcome status


Dead

Alive

Organism

n

(%)

n

(%)

OR (95% CI)


Staphylococcus aureus

3

(20)

12

(80)

1.8 (2.8 – 6.7)

Coagulase negative

1

(20)

4

(80)

1.7 (0.2 – 16)

Streptococcus pneumoniae

4

(40)

6

(60)

1.8 (0.5 – 07)

Haemophilus influenza

1

(50)

1

(50)

-

Salmonella enteriditis

1

(11)

8

(92)

3.6 (0.4 – 31)

Salmonella typhi

0

(0)

5

(100)

-

Salmonella typhimurium

6

(29)

15

(71)

1.0 (0.3 – 3.1)

Escherichia coli

6

(100)

0

(0)

4.4 (2.8 – 6.7)


Bachou et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006 6:160   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-6-160

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