Table 3.

Explanation of indeterminate group

GroupNo. IndeterminateDifferent OrganismaCatheter RemovalbDeathc
aInfection recurred within 45-d period, but with an organism different from the original.
bThe catheter was removed during the 45-d period for unrelated reasons.
cDeath was not related to catheter-related bacteremia.
Xchng6411
Nutunl22
Delay211