Table 3.

papG alleles versus host characteristics among 57 papG+ E. coli urosepsis isolates

Associated host characteristic (n)No. (%) with associated characteristic
II only (n = 52)III only (n = 4)II + III (n = 1)
Any host compromise (47)29 (56)3 (75)0
Illness
 Any (26)15 (29)3 (75)0
 Diabetes (9)6 (12)00
 Cancer (13)7 (13)a 3 (75)a 0
 Immunosuppression (14)6 (12)2 (50)0
 Uremia (8)5 (10)1 (25)0
Urinary tract abnormality
 Any (31)18 (35)2 (50)0
 Upper urinary tract (8)2 (4)a 2 (50)a 0
Urinary tract instrumentation (16)8 (15)2 (50)0
Multiple compromising conditions
 ≥2 medical illnesses (15)8 (15)a 3 (75)a 0
 ≥2 medical illnesses plus urinary tract abnormality or instrumentation (11)5 (10)a 3 (75)a 0
  • a For II only versus III only,P < 0.05.