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Table 2 Disease categories

From: Clinical relevance of procalcitonin and C-reactive protein as infection markers in renal impairment: a cross-sectional study

Disease category Number (%)
Disease categories in patients with infection  
Urinary tract infection 69 (26.6)
Intra-abdominal infection 44 (17.0)
Pneumonia 39 (15.1)
Peritonitis 29 (11.2)
Bacteremia with unknown focus 27 (10.4)
Skin and soft tissue infection 26 (10.0)
Vascular infection 13 (5.0)
Catheter related infection 8 (3.1)
Others 4 (1.5)
Total 259 (100)
Disease categories in patients without infection
Cardiovascular disease (atrial fibrillation, myocardial infarction, heart failure) 61 (26.1)
Renal disease (rhabdomyolysis, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome) 35 (15.0)
Gastroenterohepatic disease (gastrointestinal bleeding, toxic hepatitis) 34 (14.5)
Hemato-oncologic disease (lymphoma B symptom, sarcoidosis) 30 (12.8)
Respiratory disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease) 19 (8.1)
Rheumatologic disease (gout, adult onset Still's disease) 15 (6.4)
Neuropsychiatric disease (cerebral infarction, intracranial hemorrhage) 13 (5.6)
Endocrinological disease (adrenal insufficiency, hypoglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis) 8 (3.4)
Musculoskeletal disease (fractures) 4 (1.7)
Others (drug fever, pain shock) 15 (6.4)
Total 234 (100)