Table 1.

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicValue
Median (range)
    Age (yr)71 (19–92)
    Wt (kg)59.1 (30.0–106.4)
    Height (cm)162.0 (140.0–184.5)
    APACHE II score21 (4–38)
    Serum creatinine (mg/dl)1.2 (0.2–10.3)
    Creatinine clearance (ml/min/1.73 m2)28.7 (0–169)
No. (%) of patients
    Sex
        Male68 (64.8)
        Female37 (35.2)
    With comorbidity
        Diabetes24 (22.9)
        Malignancy22 (21.0)
        Immunosuppression13 (12.4)
        Hepatic failure10 (9.5)
    With infection treated with CMS
        Bacteremia11 (10.5)
        Pneumonia94 (89.5)
    With source of bacteremia
        Pneumonia1 (9.1)
        Intra-abdominal5 (45.5)
        Urinary tract infection2 (18.2)
        Unknown3 (27.3)
    With renal replacement therapy
        Hemodialysis12 (11.4)
        Continuous renal replacement4 (3.8)