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Table 2 Foci of infection

From: Infection characteristics and treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia at a tertiary children’s hospital

Focus of infection, N (%) Cohort Simple Complex
N = 49 (100) 30 (100) 19 (100)
SSTI 10 (20.4) 9 (30) 1 (5.3)
Osteomyelitis 21 (42.9) 14 (46.7) 7 (36.8)
 Hip/Pelvis 7 (14.3) 5 (16.7) 2 (10.5)
 Upper limb 4 (8.2) 2 (6.7) 2 (10.5)
 Lower limb 10 (20.4) 5 (16.7) 5 (26.3)
Septic Arthritis 10 (20.4) 6 (20) 4 (21.1)
 Hip 5 (10.2) 4 (13.3) 1 (5.3)
 Knee 3 (6.1) 1 (3.3) 2 (10.5)
 Elbow 2 (4.1) 1 (3.3) 1 (5.3)
Pyomyositis 8 (16.3) 3 (10) 5 (26.3)
Sepsis syndrome 8 (16.3) NA 8 (42.1)
Pulmonary septic emboli 3 (6.1) NA 3 (15.8)
Pneumonia 2 (4.1) NA 2 (10.5)
Empyema 1 (2.04) NA 1 (5.3)
Infective endocarditis 1 (2.0) NA 1 (5.3)
Thrombus 2 (4.1) NA 2 (10.5)
Deep tissue abscess 1 (2.0) NA 1 (5.3)
No focus 9 (18.4) NA 9 (47.4)
Device focussed 6 (12.2) 5 (16.7) 1 (5.3)
 Broviac/Hickman 1 (2.0) 1 (3.3) 0 (0)
 Portacath 1 (2.0) 1 (3.3) 0 (0)
 Orthopaedic device 2 (4.1) 2 (6.7) 0 (0)
 PICC 1 (2.0) 1 (3.3) 0 (0)
 PIVC 1 (2.0) 0 (0) 1 (5.3)
Device associated 10 (20.4) 5 (16.7) 5 (26.3)
 Broviac/Hickman 3 (6.1) 1 (3.3) 2 (10.5)
 Portacath 3 (6.1) 1 (3.3) 2 (10.5)
 Orthopaedic device 2 (4.1) 2 (6.7) 0 (0)
 PICC 1 (2.0) 1 (3.3) 0 (0)
 PIVC 1 (2.0) 0 (0) 1 (5.3)
  1. PICC Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter, PIVC Peripherally Inserted Venous Cannula