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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients with sepsis and controls.

From: A prospective analysis of lymphocyte phenotype and function over the course of acute sepsis

Parameters Patients with sepsis (n= 24) Control subjects (n= 12)
Age, median years (range) 62 (29 to 91) 57 (44 to 59)
Males, percentage (number) 54 (13) 42 (5)
APACHEII at admission, median (range) 20 (10 to 33) n/a
MOD score at admission, median (range) 6 (1 to 10) n/a
28-day mortality, percentage (number) 42 (10) n/a
Nosocomial infection, percentage (number) 21 (5) n/a
Length of ICU stay, median days (range) 6.5 (1 to 28) n/a
Length of hospitalization, median days (range) 11.5 (1 to 89) n/a
Ventilation days, median days (range) 4 (1 to 19) n/a
WBC at enrollment, median cells/μL × 10-3 (range) 12.8 (0.4 to 47) n/a
Absolute lymphocyte count, median cells/μl × 10-3 (range) 0.97 (.07 to 4.8) n/a
Comorbidities, percentages   none
End stage renal disease 17  
Cirrhosis 17  
Diabetes 13  
Cardiovascular disease 35  
  1. APACHEII, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; MOD, multiple organ disfunction; n, number; WBC, white blood cell