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Table 3 Septic shock

From: The intensive care infection score – a novel marker for the prediction of infection and its severity

  No (n = 280) Yes (n = 21) P
Temperature (°C) 38.2 (1.5) 38.2 (1.6) 0.75
Heart rate (beats/minute) 108 (33) 119 (59) 0.04
Respiratory rate (breaths/minute) 28 (15) 29 (13) 0.85
WBC day 0 (109/L) 12.8 (9.5) 12.5 (17.6) 0.68
WBC day 1 (109/L) 12.4 (9.5) 14.1 (20.4) 0.60
WBC day 2 (109/L) 12.5 (9.4) 14.6 (14.4) 0.41
CRP day 0 (mg/L) 107 (144) 234 (182) <0.001
CRP day 1 (mg/L) 124 (147) 327 (160) <0.001
CRP day 2 (mg/L) 107 (144) 244 (205) <0.001
PCT day 0 (μg/L) 1.15 (6.1) 32.2 (94.0) <0.001
ICIS day 0 4 (5) 9 (6) <0.001
ICIS day 1 4 (4) 8 (7) <0.001
ICIS day 2 5 (5) 7 (6) 0.03
  1. Median (interquartile range). Abbreviations: CRP C-reactive protein, ICIS intensive care infection score, PCT procalcitonin, WBC white blood cells