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Table 2 Clinical and epidemiological data of patients who died

From: Peripheral venous catheter-related bloodstream infection is associated with severe complications and potential death: a retrospective observational study

Case no. Time from hospitalization to bacteremia (days) Time from catheter insertion to bacteremia (days) Time from bacteremia to death (days) Complication Microbiology
1 44 Unknown 20 Suppurative thrombophlebitis S. aureus P. aeruginosa
2 33 Unknown 12 None CNS
3 13 2 10 Cellulitis S. aureus
4 18 9 23 Cellulitis CNS
5 9 3 5 Suppurative thrombophlebitis K. oxytoca
6 44 7 19 None S. aureus
7 42 8 14 None S. aureus
8 142 9 25 Suppurative thrombophlebitis S. aureus
  1. Abbreviations: S. aureus, Staphylococcus aureus; CNS, coagulase-negative Staphylococcus; P. aeruginosa, Pseudomonus aeruginosa; K. oxytoca, Klebsiella oxytoca