Predictors of mortality and poor outcome in cancer patients with E. faecium bloodstream infection
To analyze predictors of mortality and poor outcome in cancer patients diagnosed with E. faecium bloodstream infection.
Demographic, clinical and microbiological data were collected (January 1998-June 2011).
After multivariate analysis, presence of a urinary catheter was associated with a worse 7-day prognosis, and higher mortality at discharge. A high Charlson index was also associated with higher 7-day mortality.
Presence of a urinary catheter was associated with poor 7-day prognosis and higher mortality at discharge in the present series.
CITA DEL ARTÍCULO An Sist Sanit Navar. 2015 enero-abril;38(1):71-77.