Table 2.

Patients With Bacteremia or Meningitis Who Were Misclassified Into the Lower-Risk-for-SBI Group by the Recursive Partitioning Model*

Age
(Months)
AppearanceTemp
(°C)
WBC
(/mm3)
BandNeutrophil
Ratio
Absolute Band
Count
(/mm3)
CSF WBC
(per mm3)
Blood CultureCSF
Culture
0.6Ill39.060600.206103Escherichia coliNegative
0.6Well39.315 9400.4131903Enterococcus faecalisNegative
0.8Well38.581000.052403Enterococcus faecalisNegative
1.0Ill39.015 6700.119407GBSNegative
1.1Well38.612 0300.5022904GBSNegative
1.2Well38.816 6500.7749901GBSNegative
1.2Well38.911 3702GBSNegative
1.5Well38.212 8200.021304Escherichia coliNegative
1.5Well39.285405Escherichia coliNegative
1.9Well38.514 1703NegativeCitrobacter freundii2-b
2.1Well39.365300.03703GBSNegative
2.5Well38.315 1100.3116609GASNegative
2.8Ill38.515 4200.3220004GBSNegative
2.838.741200.705800Neisseria meningitidisNegative
2.8Well39.192801.026001442-aSalmonellaNegative
  • F2-a Traumatic lumbar puncture with 140 000 red blood cells.

  • F2-b Gram stain of CSF was negative

    GBS indicates group B streptococci; GAS, group A streptococci.

  • * Dashes indicate missing data.