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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the subjects in the study.a

From: Diagnostic and prognostic value of presepsin in the management of sepsis in the emergency department: a multicenter prospective study

  SIRS
(n= 83)
Sepsis
(n= 55)
Severe sepsis/septic shock (n= 51)
Male 53 32 31
Female 30 23 20
Age 56 (19 to 92) 71 (27 to 99) 71 (22 to 90)
SOFA score 2 (0 to 8) 3 (0 to 9) 5 (0 to 15)
APACHE II score 7 (0 to 19) 11 (2 to 26) 14 (4 to 33)
  1. aAPACHE II: Acute Physiology and Chronic Evaluation II; SIRS: systemic inflammatory response syndrome; SOFA: Sequential Organ Failure Assessment. Values are means and minimum and maximum range. SOFA and APACHE II scores reported were calculated at the very first evaluation in the Emergency Department.