Volume 21, Number 2—February 2015
CME ACTIVITY - Research
pH Level as a Marker for Predicting Death among Patients with Vibrio vulnificus Infection, South Korea, 2000–2011
|Variable||Relative risk (95% CI)||p value|
|pH (per 0.1 increase)||0.441 (0.305–0.637)||<0.001|
|Creatinine (per mg/dL increase)||2.114 (1.105–4.043)||0.023|
|BUN (per mg/dL increase)||1.046 (0.981–1.115)||0.171|
|AST (per IU/L increase)||0.998 (0.995–1.001)||0.221|
|ALT (per IU/L increase)||1.014 (0.991–1.039)||0.236|
|aPTT (/s increase)||0.983 (0.935–1.033)||0.496|
*ALT, alanine aminotransferase; aPTT, activated partial thromboplastin time; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; BUN, blood urea nitrogen.
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