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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients at start of tigecycline

From: Tigecycline use in serious nosocomial infections: a drug use evaluation

  n, 207
Gender, n (%)  
Male 118 (57)
Age, yrs  
Median 63
Range 14-89
Apache II score  
Mean (± SD) 21 ± 8.8
Range 8-45 8-45
Admitted to ICU, n (%) 83( 40)
Co-morbid conditions, n (%)  
Solid tumor 79(38)
Hematologic malignancy 50(24)
Diabetes mellitus 48(23)
Neutropenia (< 500 mm3) 29(14)