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Clinical Study

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Patients with Solid Tumours

Table 5

Characteristics of 5 patients with fatal outcome.

AgeSexUnderlying malignancyType of infectionIsolated organismsAbsolute neutrophils countInitial inappropriate therapy

76FColorectalCellulitisEscherichia coli15000Yes
64MLungAbscesspolymicrobial18100Yes
82FBreastAbscessnegative4700
48MLungCellulitisEscherichia coli10100Yes
56MColorectalAbscessEscherichia coli29500Yes

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