Table 1

Demographics of patient populations

N (males/females)

Average age ± SD

Age range



OG > 14

341 (229/112)

43.2 ± 16.3

0.9 - 89.7


No toxic alcohol detected

264 (192/72)

42.5 ± 15.8

1.8 - 89.7


Ethanol-related

72 (52/20)

46.6 ± 14.3

14.6 - 84.9


Renal failure

43 (30/13)

48.0 ± 14.0

15.4 - 89.7


Shock

32 (18/14)

43.1 ± 18.7

14.4 - 83.8


Diabetic ketoacidosis

33 (25/8)

40.9 ± 14.2

14.2 - 69.9


Mannitol

15 (10/5)

37.9 ± 22.3

1.8 - 80.4


Other

69 (47/22)

35.7 ± 13.2

15.7 - 62.8



Toxic alcohol detected

77 (47/30)

35.5 ± 16.5

1.4 - 72.1


Ethylene glycol

37 (25/12)

35.7 ± 14.1

19.0 - 72.1


Isopropanol

19 (8/11)

30.5 ± 21.5

1.4 - 64.6


Methanol

14 (11/3)

42.3 ± 13.7

20.2 - 71.4


Propylene glycol

7 (3/4)

41.0 ± 9.6

25.6 - 54.5



Krasowski et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-1

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