Table 1.

Clinical presentation of probable catheter-related bacteremia

Clinical PresentationNumber of Cases
Total cases184
Temperature not reported3
Temperature ≥ 37.8°C and rigors53
Temperature ≥ 37.8°C without rigors32
Temperature < 37.8°C with rigors59
Temperature < 37.8°C without rigors37
    altered mental status5
    malaise8
    exit-site purulence8
    hypotension (systolic BP <90 mmHg)2
    not reported14