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Table 3 Factors associated with death among patients with Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia

From: Severe leukopenia in Staphylococcus aureus-necrotizing, community-acquired pneumonia: risk factors and impact on survival

Variables Adjusted hazard ratio (95% CI) Pvalue
Age (per 1-year increase) 1.02 (1.01-1.03) 0.015
Airway hemorrhage 2.05 (1.18-3.59) 0.011
Severe leukopenia (≤3,000 leukocytes/mL) 4.50 (2.38-8.51) <0.001
  1. Variables were adjusted to gender, mechanical ventilation, personal history of furuncles, platelet count, pleural effusion, and previous influenza-like illness.