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Table 2 Demographic and clinical data for septic shock patients

From: Upregulation of the pro-apoptotic genes BID and FAS in septic shock patients

Parameter Patients (n= 13)
Age at admission (years) 60 (4)
Gender  
   Male 7
MacCabe score  
   0 10
   1 3
Main diagnosis category  
   Medical 8
   Surgical 5
SAPS II score at diagnosis of shock 51 (3)
Adjunctive corticosteroid treatment 7
Delay shock - ICU (days) ≤1
Infection diagnosis  
   Radiologically diagnosed 1
   Surgically diagnosed 0
   Microbiologically documented 11
   Bacilli Gram-negative 5
   Bacilli Gram-positive 6
   Fungi 1
   Others 1
Type of infection  
   Community-acquired 10
   Hospital-acquired 3
   ICU-acquired 0
Site of infection  
   Pulmonary 6
   Abdominal 4
   Others 3
Mortality  
   Survivors 10
  1. Data presented as n or mean (standard error of the mean). ICU, intensive care unit; SAPS II, Simplified Acute Physiology Score II.