TABLE 1

Patient demographics and characteristicsa

CharacteristicbValues by treatment:
Daptomycin plus ceftaroline (n = 17)Vancomycin (n = 21) or daptomycin (n = 2)
Male, n (%)9 (53)16 (70)
Mean age (yr)6262
Mean BMI30.726.7
Comorbidities, n (%)
    Cardiovascular Dz9 (53)10 (43)
    Diabetes mellitus6 (35)11 (48)
    Cerebrovascular Dz3 (18)0 (0)
    End-stage renal Dz3 (18)6 (26)
    Immunocompromised0 (0)1 (4)
    Chronic lung Dz4 (24)12 (52)
    Severe liver Dz5 (29)2 (9)
    Malignancy0 (0)5 (22)
    Neutropenia0 (0)1 (4)
Charlson index
    Mean4.75.5
    Median56
Pitt bacteremia score
    Mean1.471.09
    Median11
    Acute renal failure, n (%)3 (18)5 (22)
    Intensive care, n (%)3 (18)3 (13)
  • a P values are >0.05 for all comparisons.

  • b BMI, body mass index; Dz, disease.