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Table 1

From: Neutrophil apoptosis, phagocytosis and oxidative metabolism in septic patients

  Healthy volunteers Septic patients  
  Median 25%ile 75%ile Median 25%ile 75%ile P value
Apoptosis (%) 5.08 3.85 6.56 8.98 6.20 12.69 0.004
Phagocytosis (GMFI) 53.21 44.01 55.26 91.93 46.98 104.64 0.04
Oxidative metabolism        
   Baseline (GMFI) 61.69 42.08 89.60 247.48 154.86 328.09 < 0.001
   S. aureus (GMIF) 355.71 137.70 519.98 1580.59 1414.35 3069.34 < 0.001
   PMA (GMIF) 146.82 76.50 432.14 949.50 314.10 2588.29 0.006
   FMLP (GMIF) 147.72 96.19 194.83 792.45 359.03 880.72 < 0.001
   LPS (GMIF) 117.82 86.87 203.15 544.79 479.80 768.61 < 0.001
  1. 25%ile, 25th percentile; 75%ile, 75th percentile; GMFI, geometric mean fluorescence intensity.