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High creatinine clearance in critically ill patients with community-acquired acute infectious meningitis

Alexandre Lautrette12*, Thuy-Nga Phan1, Lemlih Ouchchane23, Ali AitHssain1, Vincent Tixier1, Anne-Elisabeth Heng12 and Bertrand Souweine12

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1 Departments of Intensive Care Unit and Nephrology, University hospital of Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2 Univ Clermont 1, UFR Médecine, Clermont-Ferrand, F-63001, France

3 Departments of Biostatistics, University hospital of Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, France

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BMC Nephrology 2012, 13:124  doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-124

Published: 27 September 2012

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Table S1. Formula used to determine creatinine clearance and body surface area.

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Table S2. Demographic data of patients suffering from meningitis with or without high CrCl.

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Table S3. Causative organisms of meningitis in patients with or without high CrCl.

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Figure S1. Bland and Altman analysis of 24-hr-UV/P creatinine and the Cockcroft-Gault formula (A) and of 24-hr-UV/P creatinine and the simplified MDRD equation (B).

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