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From: Sepsis progression is associated with a gradual depletion of both insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP3) and a progressive elevation of growth hormone (GH) serum levels

  Normal Sepsis Severe sepsis Septic shock P
GH (ng/Ml) 1.12 ± 0.56 5.58 ± 0.27 2.3 ± 1.1 6.3 ± 1.9b 0.013884
IGF-I (ng/mL) 170.9 ± 18.3 124.3 ± 18.6 91.7 ± 24.2 62.1 ± 7.6a,b 0.000163
IGHBP-3 (μg/Ml) 2.98 ± 0.14 1.98 ± 0.19a 1.73 ± 0.46a 1.38 ± 0.15a 0.000002
  1. Data are mean ± standard error of mean, astatistically different from normal, bstatistically different from sepsis.