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Volume 22, Number 6—June 2016

High MICs for Vancomycin and Daptomycin and Complicated Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections with Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus

Rafael San-JuanComments to Author , Esther Viedma, Fernando Chaves, Antonio Lalueza, Jesús Fortún, Elena Loza, Miquel Pujol, Carmen Ardanuy, Isabel Morales, Marina de Cueto, Elena Resino-Foz, Alejandra Morales-Cartagena, Alicia Rico, María P. Romero, María Ángeles Orellana, Francisco López-Medrano, Mario Fernández-Ruiz, and José María Aguado
Author affiliations: University Hospital–Research Institute 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain (R. San-Juan, E. Viedma, F. Chaves, A. Lalueza, E. Resino-Foz, A. Morales-Cartagena, M.Á. Orellana, F. López-Medrano, M. Fernández-Ruiz, J. María Aguado); Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid (J. Fortún, E. Loza); University Hospital–Bellvitge Institute for Biomedical Research, Barcelona, Spain (M. Pujol, C. Ardanuy); Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Macarena, Seville, Spain (I. Morales, M. de Cueto); Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid (A. Rico, M.P. Romero)

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Table 5

Univariate and multivariate analyses of risk factors for development of complicated methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus catheter-related bloodstream infection*

Univariate, HR (95% CI)
Multivariate, HR (95% CI)†
Recruiting center 1 3.6 (1.6–8.1)
Any daptomycin-containing empiric therapy 2.5 (1.1–5.7)
Daptomycin monotherapy as empiric therapy 3.1 (1.3–7.1)
Vancomycin MIC >1.5 μg/mL 2.6 (1.1–5.9) 2.4 (1.2–5.5)
Daptomycin MIC >0.5 μg/mL 3.4 (1.6–8.2) 2.4 (1.1–5.9)

*HR, hazard ratio; –, corresponding variables were not retained in the final model.
†Various models, including a maximum of 3 variables, were explored that combined all statistically significant variables identified at the univariate level. Only variables that were constantly retained in these models are shown with minimum HR values obtained.

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