TABLE 2.

Overall outcomes and toxicity in colistin and control groups

OutcomeNo. (%) of patientsP value
Colistin group (n = 31)Control group (n = 64)
Nephrotoxicity7 (23)14 (22)0.94
Clinical response at:
    Day 616 (52)20 (31)0.055
    End of therapy16 (52)22 (34)0.11
Microbiologic response at:
    Day 615 (48)25 (39)0.39
    End of therapy15 (48)26 (41)0.47
Relapse3 (10)7 (11)>0.99
Infection-related mortality8 (26)11 (17)0.33
Overall mortality19 (61)30 (47)0.19