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Table 4 Diagnoses of the non-infected patients (n = 67)

From: Procalcitonin, lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in community-acquired infections and sepsis: a prospective study

Diagnosis Number of patients
Central nervous system disease 5
Cardiovascular disease 10
Respiratory disease 33a
Gastroenterological disease 2
Hematological disease 2
Malignant disease 4
Rheumatological disease 8
Renal disease 1
Dehydration 2
  1. aChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (n = 22).