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Volume 26, Number 6—June 2020

Increased Risk for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Colonization in Intensive Care Units after Hospitalization in Emergency Department

Matias Chiarastelli SalomãoComments to Author , Maristela Pinheiro Freire, Icaro Boszczowski, Sueli F. Raymundo, Ana Rubia Guedes, and Anna S. Levin
Author affiliations: Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Table 2

Multivariate analysis for potential factors associated with colonization by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae at ICU admission, Hospital das Clínicas, São Paulo, Brazil, September 2015–July 2017*

Covariate OR (95% CI) p value
ED stay >2 d 5.85 (1.94–17.65) 0.002
Transfer from another hospital 2.10 (0.95–4.78) 0.076
SAPS 3 score 1.02 (1.003–1.03) 0.02
Carbapenem use on ICU admission, initiated >48 h before ICU admission 4.78 (1.31–17.47) 0.02
Infection at ICU admission 2.86 (1.08–7.55) 0.03
Upper digestive endoscopy 16.40 (2.16–124.50) 0.01

*Model using length of ED stay as dichotomous variable. OR, odds ratio; ED, emergency department; ICU, intensive care unit; SAPS 3, Simplified Acute Physiology Score III.

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