Table 1.

Clinicopathologic characteristics of the 78 cases of culture positive staphylococcal infection–associated GN from 2004 to 2016 at the Ohio State University Medical Center

Clinicopathologic Featuresn%
Age, yr55±12.1 (21–91)
Diabetes mellitus3241
ANCA positive9 of 4122
Hepatitis C positive2228
Staphylococcal strain
 Staph strain unknown711
 Mixed bacterial infection79
 Blood culture positive3950
 Local wound culture positive4355
 Both cultures positive45
 Low C319 of 6430
 Low C49 of 6414
 Both C3 and C4 low9 of 6414
 Purpuric lower extremity skin rash1620.5
 Nephrotic range proteinuria35 of 7348
Type and site of infection
 Osteomyelitis, arthritis1722
 Leg ulcers, cellulitis1722
 Infected abdominal mesh11
 Post-surgical site infection11
 Visceral abscess68
 Urinary tract infection23
  • Patient age is shown as mean ± SEM (range). MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; MSSA, methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus; MRSE, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis; MSSE, methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus epidermidis.