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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Expression of the C5a receptor (CD88) on granulocytes and monocytes in patients with severe sepsis

Patient Sex, age (years) Underlying disease Diagnosis of infection Significant culture findings APACHE II score, debut/inclusion Day 28 mortality
1 Male, 56 Renal transplantation Streptococcal sepsis β-Haemolysing streptococci group A in wound culture 27/26 Alive
2 Female, 85 Hypertension Bilateral pneumonia No positive cultures 21/20 Alive
3 Female, 53 Arteriosclerosis, infected aortic graft Postoperative sepsis Coagulase-negative staphylococci in graft culture 15/16 Dead
4 Male, 81 Cholelithiasis Klebsiella sepsis, cholecystitis Klebsiella pneumophila in blood culture 22/16 Alive
5 Male, 21 Pancreatitis Pancreatic abscess No positive cultures 12/13 Alive
6 Male, 74 Aortic aneurysm Postoperative abdominal infection Proteus mirabilis, Citrobacter freudi, Candida albicans and Candida glabrata in abdominal fluid and wound cultures 20/18 Dead
7 Male, 55 Stroke, alcohol abuse, angina pectoris Burn wound infection Enterobacter cloacae and Klebsiella pneumophila in wound cultures 16/18 Alive
8 Male, 61 Alcohol abuse, malignancy, hypercalcemia Pneumonia No positive cultures 18/11 Alive
9 Female, 78 Angina pectoris, necrotising pancreatitis Postoperative sepsis Candida albicans in tracheal culture 15/22 Alive
10 Female, 51 Diabetes, arteriosclerosis, myocardial infarctions, infarction in cerebellum, embolus in arteria poplitea and compartment syndrome Necrotising infection of the calf muscles Enterococcus faecalis in blood culture 28/18 Alive
11 Male, 74 Sigmoideum cancer Postoperative abdominal infection? No positive cultures 13/13 Alive
12 Female, 73 Idiopathic thrombocytopaenia, arteriosclerosis, aortic graft Postoperative sepsis Staphylococcus aureus in wound culture 12/14 Alive