Volume 22, Number 7—July 2016
Increased Mortality Rates Associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Influenza Co-infection, Maryland and Iowa, USA1
|Model and variable||Odds ratio (95% CI)||p value|
|Influenza-positive test||4.31 (1.57–11.83)||0.005|
|First positive S. aureus culture collected ≤2 d after hospital admission||3.00 (1.18–7.61)||0.021|
|Year of first positive S. aureus culture, 2008–2009†||1.71 (0.70–4.13)||0.237|
*Defined as death occurring in the hospital within 30 d of the first respiratory culture that grew S. aureus.
1Presented in part at ID Week, October 17-21, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA. Abstract 36846.
2Current affiliation: Infectious Disease Specialists, P.C., Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA.