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Volume 11, Number 6—June 2005

Fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli Carriage in Long-Term Care Facility

Joel N. Maslow*†Comments to Author , Betsy Lee*, and Ebbing Lautenbach†
Author affiliations: *Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; †University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Table 2

Multivariable comparison of cases and controls, fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli colonization, long-term care facility study*

Variable Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR (95%CI) p value
Fluoroquinolone use 7.71 9.16 (2.08, 40.41) 0.003
Duration of residence in facility†§ 1.00 (1.00, 1.01) 0.07
Metronidazole use 8.90 5.90 (0.52, 66.50) 0.15

*CI, confidence interval.
†Days from admission into facility until study enrollment.
§Odds ratio (OR) reflects the odds associated with each increase in 1 day of residence in the facility.

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