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05 May 2022: Clinical Research

Predictive Value of Procalcitonin and Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Variations for Bloodstream Infection with Septic Shock

Peipei Liang ABCDEFG , Feng Yu AFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.935966

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e935966

Table 1 Comparison of baseline information between the 2 groups of patients.

Baseline clinical characteristicsShock group (n=80)Non-shock group (n=66)P value
Sex (Male/Female)47/3339/270.081
Age (years)57.64±17.7162.75±18.160.153
PCT0h (ng/mL)31.860 (6.355, 76.375)2.530 (0.320, 10.570)
PCT48h (ng/mL)22.860 (2.107, 40.305)0.879 (0.173, 5.320)
NLR0h21.367 (10.544, 37.838)10.019 (5.102, 15.093)
NLR48h10.232 (6.340, 20.067)6.467 (2.504, 10.136)0.026
Complications of diabetes24 (30.00%)20 (30.30%)0.850
Complications of cardiovascular disease16 (20.00%)12 (18.18%)0.274
Complications of respiratory disease62 (77.50%)46 (69.69%)0.063
Complications of kidney disease18 (22.50%)10 (15.15%)0.062
Outcome [ICU mortality, n (%)]49 (61.25%)16 (24.24%)
NLR – neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio; NLR0h – NLR at 0 hours; NLR48h – NLR at 48 hours; PCT – procalcitonin; PCT0h – PCT at 0 hours; PCT48h – PCT at 48 hours.

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