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Table 7 Predictors of intensive care unit stay during hospitalization

From: The role of Enterococcus spp. and multidrug-resistant bacteria causing pyogenic liver abscesses

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Variables OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Age 1.01 (0.97–1.04) 0.69   
Male gender 0.88 (0.32–2.43) 0.81   
Predisposing disease
 Malignancy 1.06 (0.39–2.88) 0.91   
 Liver cirrhosis 3.38 (1.02–11.22) 0.047 3.45 (0.79–14.99) 0.1
 Diabetes mellitus 3.50 (1.21–10.14) 0.021 3.72 (1.01–13.70) 0.048
Medication     
 Proton-pump inhibitor use 1.39 (0.44–4.39) 0.57   
 Immunosuppression 4.11 (1.27–13.37) 0.019   
Blood values
 C-reactive Protein 1.02 (0.97–1.07) 0.37   
 WBC 1.03 (0.97–1.09) 0.29   
 Bilirubin 1.06 (0.95–1.18) 0.29   
 Creatinine 1.82 (0.87–3.82) 0.11   
 INR 6.74 (0.67–67.24) 0.10   
Cholangitis 1.64 (0.62–4.36) 0.32   
MDRO 1.08 (0.36–3.29) 0.89   
Mycotic coinfection 3.92 (1.33–11.55) 0.013 5.54 (1.46–21.06) 0.012
Initial empirical antibiotic treatment
 Carbapenem based 4.37 (1.49–12.81) 0.007 3.73 (1.09–12.89) 0.037
 Glycopeptide based 3.35 (1.21–9.25) 0.019   
 Tigecycline based 2.14 (0.43–10.58) 0.35   
 Metronidazole based 0.42 (0.11–1.64) 0.21