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Table 2 Detailed description of the medical patients

From: Neutrophil apoptosis: a marker of disease severity in sepsis and sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome

Patient Group
Uncomplicated sepsis (n = 8)
  Diagnosis Site of infection Microorganism Material
1 Pneumonia/COPD Respiratory Not identified Sputum/Blood
2 Pneumonia/COPD Respiratory Staphylococcus aureus Blood
3 Pneumonia/Stroke Respiratory Not identified Sputum/Blood
4 Pneumonia/Guillain-Barre syndrome Respiratory Enterobacter sp Sputum
5 Pneumonia/Subarachnoid hemorrhage Respiratory Staphylococcus sp Blood
6 Pneumonia/DM/Pickwick syndrome Respiratory Not identified Sputum/Blood
7 Pneumonia/Head trauma Respiratory Pseudomonas aeruginosa Sputum
8 Pneumonia/Intracerebral hemorrhage Respiratory S. aureus Sputum
Septic shock (n = 12)
  Diagnosis Site of infection Microorganism Material
1 Pneumonia/COPD Respiratory S. aureus Blood
2 Pneumonia Respiratory S. aureus Sputum
3 Pneumonia/COPD Respiratory S. aureus Blood
4 Pneumonia/COPD Respiratory P. aeruginosa/Haemophilus influenzae Sputum
5 Pneumonia/UTI Respiratory/Urinary Not identified/Klebsiella pneumoniae Sputum/Urine
6 Pneumonia/UTI/DM Respiratory/Urinary Not identified/Candida sp Sputum/Blood and urine
7 UTI/SBP/Cirrhosis Abdominal/Urinary S. aureus and Streptococcus viridans/Enterococcus faecium, S. viridans, and Escherichia coli Ascites/Urine
8 Pneumonia Respiratory Not identified Sputum/Blood
9 Pneumonia/COPD Respiratory Not identified Sputum/Blood
10 Meningitis CNS Neisseria meningitis Liquor/Blood
11 UTI/Lyell syndrome Urinary/Skin Enterococcus sp/Acinetobacter sp Urine/Skin secretion
12 Pneumonia Respiratory S. aureus Blood
Sepsis-induced ARDS (n = 9)
  Diagnosis Site of infection Microorganism Material
1 Pneumonia/Leptospirosis Respiratory Enterobacter sp Sputum
2 Pneumonia/Suicide attempt (glicosate ingestion) Respiratory P. aeruginosa Sputum
3 Pneumonia/UTI/Diarrhea Respiratory, Urinary, and Intestinal Not identified/K. pneumoniae/E. coli OH157 Sputum/Urine/Feces
4 Pneumonia/UTI/DM Respiratory/Urinary Streptococcus agalactiae, S. aureus/Staphylococcus sp, E. coli Blood/Urine
5 Pneumonia Respiratory Haemophilus sp Sputum
6 Septic arthritis Joint S. aureus Sinovial liquid
7 Pneumonia Respiratory Not identified Sputum/Blood
8 Pneumonia Respiratory E. coli, Moraxella sp Sputum
9 Pneumonia/COPD Respiratory Not identified Sputum/Blood
Mechanical ventilation (n = 11)
  Diagnosis    
1 Anaphylaxis (anaesthesia)    
2 Head trauma    
3 Spinal cord trauma    
4 Subarachnoid hemorrhage    
5 Subarachnoid hemorrhage    
6 Intracerebral hemorrhage    
7 Anaphylaxis (anaesthesia)    
8 Guillain-Barre syndrome    
9 Intracerebral hemorrhage    
10 Anaphylaxis (anaesthesia)    
11 Epilepsy    
  1. ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; CNS, central nervous system; COPD, chronic obstructive respiratory disease; DM, diabetes mellitus; SBP, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; UTI, urinary tract infection.