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Table 5 Preoperative and postoperative serum levels of procalcitonin

From: Mannan-binding lectin and procalcitonin measurement for prediction of postoperative infection

Group Preoperative PCT (ng/ml) Postoperative PCT (ng/ml)
All patients 0.24 ± 0.1 1.5 ± 0.17
Group A 0.19 ± 0.1 1.4 ± 0.17
Group B 1.05 ± 1.0 3.3 ± 1.08
Group C 0.07 ± 0.04 1.1 ± 0.07
  1. PCT, procalcitonin.