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Table 1 Clinical findings

From: Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide: the definitive data of the CIAOW Study

Clinical findings Patients
  N 1898 (100%)
Abdominal pain 288 (15.1)
Abdominal pain, abdominal rigidity 284 (15%)
Abdominal pain, abdominal rigidity, T > 38°C or <36°C, WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 314 (16.5%)
Abdominal pain, abdominal rigidity, T > 38°C or <36°C, 67 (3.5)
Abdominal pain, abdominal rigidity, WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 376 (19.8%)
Abdominal pain, T > 38°C or <36°C, 68 (3.6%)
Abdominal pain, T > 38°C or <36°C, WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 139 (7.3%)
Abdominal pain, WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 266 (14%)
T > 38°C or <36°C 6 (0.3%)
T > 38°C or <36°C, WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 12 (0.6%)
Abdominal rigidity, WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 9 (0.5%)
Abdominal rigidity 2 (0.1%)
Abdominal rigidity, T > 38°C or <36°C 1 (0.05%)
Abdominal pain, abdominal rigidity, T > 38°C or <36°C, WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 7 (0.4%)
WBC >12,000 or < 4,000 11 (0.6%)
Not reported 48 (2.5%)