Analysis of Anthrax Immune Globulin Intravenous with Antimicrobial Treatment in Injection Drug Users, Scotland, 2009–2010
, Leisha D. Nolen1
, Junfeng Sun, Malcolm Booth, Lindsay Donaldson, Conrad P. Quinn, Anne E. Boyer, Katherine A. Hendricks, Sean Shadomy, Pieter Bothma, Owen Judd, Paul McConnell, William A. Bower, and Peter Q. Eichacker
Author affiliations: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (X. Cui, J. Sun, P.Q. Eichacker); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (L.D. Nolen, C.P. Quinn, A.E. Boyer, K. Hendricks, S. Shadomy, W.A. Bower); Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK (M. Booth, L. Donaldson); James Paget University Hospital, Norfolk, UK (P. Bothma); Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, UK (O. Judd); Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, UK (P. McConnell)
Figure 2. SOFA scores of injection drug users who did and did not receive AIG-IV, Scotland, UK, 2009–2010. A) Individual SOFA scores for patients who did or did not receive AIG-IV and did or did not survive. B) Proportion of patients who did or did not receive AIG-IV for those who had admission SOFA scores of 0–5 and a low risk for death and for those with SOFA scores of 6–11 and a higher risk for death. AIG-IV, anthrax immune globulin intravenous; SOFA, sequential organ failure.
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