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Table 2 Systemic inflammatory response syndrome components and clinical inflammatory markers in 27 patients with H7N9 virus infection a

From: Immune derangement occurs in patients with H7N9 avian influenza

Variables Frequency
Body temperature <36°C or >38°C, n (%) 24 (88.9)
Heart rate >90 beats/min, n (%) 7 (25.9)
Respiratory rate >20 breaths/min or PaCO2 < 32 mmHg, n (%) 13 (48.1)
WBC count <4 × 109/L or >12 × 109/L, n (%) 13 (48.1)
Maximum two concurrent components, n (%) 11 (40.7)
Maximum three concurrent components, n (%) 7 (25.9)
Maximum four concurrent components, n (%) 2 (7.4)
C-reactive protein >10 mg/dl, n (%) 25 (92.6)
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate >20 mm/h (n = 18) 14 (77.8)
Procalcitonin >0.5 ng/ml, n/N (%) (N = 24) 8 (33.3)
  1. aPaCO2, partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide; WBC, white blood cell.
  2. Data were represented as number (percentage).