Advances in Hematology / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Predictors of Outcome and Severity in Adult Filipino Patients with Febrile Neutropenia

Table 3

Microbiologic profiles of febrile neutropenia cases.

Microbiologic parameterOutcome frequency (%)
Complicated groupNoncomplicated group

Infection type
 MDI20 (34.5)12 (21.1)
 CDI36 (62.1)43 (75.4)
 FUO2 (3.4)2 (3.5)
Site of infection
 Oral cavity2 (3.4)15 (26.3)
 Respiratory tract33 (56.9)25 (43.9)
 GI tract/intra-abdominal4 (6.9)2 (3.5)
 Genitourinary tract13 (22.4)6 (10.5)
 Skin and soft tissue4 (6.9)6 (10.5)
 Unknown1 (1.7)0
 Others1 (1.7)3 (5.6)
Bacteremia
 Yes7 (12.1)8 (14)
 No51 (87.9)49 (86)
Isolated organism
 Gram positive bacteria,
  non-MDRO
3 (12)0
 Gram positive bacteria,
  MDRO
3 (12)1 (6.7)
 Gram negative bacteria,
  non-MDRO
8 (32)4 (26.7)
 Gram negative bacteria,
  MDRO
7 (28)4 (26.7)
 Fungus4 (16)4 (26.7)
 TB02 (13.3)
Antibiotic use
 Complete21 (36.2)39 (68.4)
 Incomplete37 (64.8)18 (31.2)

MDRO: multi-drug-resistant organism.