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Table 4 Clinical characteristics of the validation cohort

From: Identification of candidate serum biomarkers for severe septic shock-associated kidney injury via microarray

Characteristic No SSAKI (n= 59) SSAKI (n= 11)
Age (years) 2.1 (0.6 to 4.6) 1.4 (0.9 to 8.5)
Males 34 (58) 10 (91)*
Pediatric Risk of Mortality 10 (7 to 117) 25 (10 to 28)*
Deathsa 2 (3) 2 (19)
   With Gram-negative organism 10 (17) 4 (36)
   With Gram-positive organism 9 (15) 4 (36)
   With negative cultures 40 (68) 3 (27)*
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile range) or number (%). SSAKI (sepsis associated acute kidney injury) was defined as a persistent >200% increase of serum creatinine at day seven of hospitalization. aTwenty-eight-day mortality. *P <0.05 versus patients without kidney injury.