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Table 1 Adult patient characteristics

From: Clinical impact of the type VI secretion system on virulence of Campylobacter species during infection

Characteristics Patients with C. coli infection Patients with C. jejuni infection All adult patients
(n = 15) (n = 119) (n = 134)
Age (median years) 51 (26–80) 57 (33–74) 55 (33–74)
Male gender 7 (46.7) 74 (62.2) 81 (60.4)
Hospitalised patients 7 (46.7) 73 (61.3) 80 (59.7)
Duration of hospitalisation (median days) 0 (0–6) 1 (0–5) 1 (0–5)
Fever history (yes) 7 (46.7) 62 (52.1) 69 (51.5)
Bloody diarrhoea (yes) 2 (13.3) 21 (17.6) 23 (17.2)
Antibiotic therapy (yes) 9 (60.0) 73 (61.3) 82 (61.2)
Leucocytes (×10^9 /l) 8.5 (5.0–12.1) 8.6 (5.9–11.2) 8.5 (5.9–11.3)
C-reactive protein (mg/l) 69 (41–186) 66 (29–129) 68 (31–133)
  1. Data are median (IQR) or n (%)