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Table 3 Comorbidities in BCPE and BCNE patients

From: Comparison of outcome between blood culture positive and negative infective endocarditis patients undergoing cardiac surgery

  Blood culture positive Blood culture negative p value
Diabetes mellitus, type 1, % 5.56 0.00 0.032
Diabetes mellitus, type 2, % 9.26 8.79 0.909
HIV infection, % 6.42 1.10 0.074
HCV infection, % 15.74 5.49 0.022
HBV infection, % 0.00 1.10 0.457
Spondylodiscitis, % 5.26 1.08 0.132
Oncology, % 4.39 3.23 0.733
Arterial hypertension, % 4.59 12.09 0.720