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Table 2 Correlation of pro-apoptotic gene expression with clinical parameters.

From: Induction of Bim and Bid gene expression during accelerated apoptosis in severe sepsis

  Bim Bid Bak
  rs p rs p rs p
SAPS II 0.49 <0.05   ns 0.40 <0.05
SOFA 0.533 <0.01 0.40 <0.05 0.44 <0.05
Interleukin-6 0.57 <0.01 0.43 <0.05   ns
Procalcitonin 0.56 <0.01 0.44 <0.05 0.41 <0.05
  1. ns = not significant; p = two-tailed p value; rs = Spearman correlation coefficient; SAPS II = Simplified Acute Physiology Score II; SOFA = Sepsis related Organ Failure Assessment.