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Table 2 Areas under the curve of various parameters for predicting severe sepsis, septic shock and 28-day mortality in septic patients

From: Diagnostic value and prognostic evaluation of Presepsin for sepsis in an emergency department

  Variable AUC Standard error P value 95% confidence interval
      Lower limit Upper limit
Severe sepsis Presepsin 0.840 0.016 0 0.809 0.872
  Procalcitonin 0.741 0.019 0 0.703 0.779
  MEDS score 0.818 0.017 0 0.785 0.851
  APACHE II score 0.744 0.019 0 0.706 0.782
  MEDS score + presepsina 0.875 0.014 0 0.848 0.901
  APACHE II score + presepsinb 0.858 0.015 0 0.829 0.887
Septic shock Presepsin 0.790 0.024 0 0.742 0.837
  Procalcitonin 0.768 0.024 0 0.721 0.816
  MEDS score 0.904 0.017 0 0.871 0.938
  APACHE II score 0.820 0.023 0 0.774 0.865
  MEDS score + presepsinc 0.924 0.014 0 0.897 0.951
  APACHE II score + presepsind 0.868 0.019 0 0.831 0.905
28-day mortality Presepsin 0.658 0.023 0 0.614 0.703
  Procalcitonin 0.679 0.022 0 0.636 0.722
  MEDS score 0.719 0.021 0 0.677 0.760
  APACHE II score 0.722 0.021 0 0.681 0.763
  MEDS score + presepsine 0.731 0.021 0 0.690 0.771
  APACHE II score + presepsinf 0.734 0.021 0 0.693 0.775
  1. AUC, area under the receiver operating characteristic curve. aCompared with Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score, P <0.01. bCompared with Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score, P <0.01. cCompared with presepsin, P <0.01. dCompared with presepsin, P < 0.05. eCompared with presepsin, P <0.05. fCompared with presepsin, P <0.05.