Table 2

Clinical criteria that are significant independent predictors by multivariate analysis of evidence of endocarditis on transthoracic echocardiogrpahy

Clinical criteriaOR (95% CI)p Value
CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.
Embolism414 (57 to 3028)<0.0001
Central venous access87 (9 to 837)<0.0001
Injected drug use22 (3 to 159) 0.002
Prosthetic valve14 (1.3 to 157) 0.03
Positive blood culture7.4 (1.6 to 34) 0.01