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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with sepsis, Gram-staining, and HLA-DR expression

From: Preliminary results in quantitation of HLA-DRA by real-time PCR: a promising approach to identify immunosuppression in sepsis

  Sepsis severity Gram-staining Charlson comorbidity score Sex
Non-severe Severe Shock G+ G- 0 1-2 3-4 >5 Male Female
N (%) 48 (81.4) 8 (13.6) 3 (5.1) 29 (49.2) 27 (45.8) 20 (33.9) 28 (47.4) 8 (13.6) 3 (5.1) 31 (52.5) 28 (47.5)
mHLA-DR AB/cell            
Median value 23,891 12,659 10,564* 12,482 30,938 18,606 21,475 29,178 7,398* 18,267 19,764
IQR 12,773-45,370 8,949-21,087   9,262-22,480 18,267-51,908 10,653-57,296 12,985-35,502 11,085-39,176   9,710-40,961 12,571-33,099
HLA-DRA ratio            
Median value 3.37 1.47 0.62* 2.12 4.02 2.83 3.16 3.33 0.37* 2.94 2.83
IQR 1.78-5.48 0.95-3.7   0.88-3.64 1.96-6.72 0.98-6.71 1.78-4.81 1.23-4.41   0.93-4.43 1.04-5.29
  1. *Interquartile range (IQR) not possible to count because of small patient numbers.