Table 2

Delta neutrophil index and other laboratory markers in different subgroups of patients

Variables

Without severe sepsis/septic shock

(n = 59)

Severe sepsis/septic shock

(n = 44)


WBC, 103/uL

11610 (8940-19210)

13820 (8870-21505)

0.655

ANC, 103/uL

10100 (6230-14440)

11805 (7103-19238)

0.394

DNI, %

2.3 (0.2-3.9)

16.1 (7.7-34.2)

< 0.001

Lactate, mmol/L

1.8 (1.2-3.65)

4.0 (2.1-9.9)

< 0.001

CRP, mg/dL

11.3 (4.6-19.2)

16.2 (9.8-28.3)

0.017


Without overt DIC

(n = 63)

Overt DIC

(n = 40)


WBC, 103/uL

12780 (9230-20180)

11805 (8150-22320)

0.768

ANC, 103/uL

10780 (6870-16890)

9765 (4775-17438)

0.629

DNI, %

2.6 (0.8-6.7)

10.8 (4.7-17.4)

< 0.001

Lactate, mmol/L

1.9 (1.2-3.5)

4.7 (2.4-14.2)

< 0.001

CRP, mg/dL

13.6 (5.4-24.3)

15.1 (2.8-23.3)

0.854


Data are expressed as median (interquartile range).

WBC, white blood cell count; ANC, absolute neutrophil count; DNI, delta neutrophil index; CRP, C-reactive protein

Park et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:299   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-299

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