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Table 3 Diagnostic/prognostic values of endocan in sepsis

From: Endocan, sepsis, pneumonia, and acute respiratory distress syndrome

Diagnostic value n   Cutoff point (ng/ml) AUC p Corr Reference
Sepsis 78 Endocan 1.26 0.89 < 0.01   [52]
PCT 0.75 0.84 < 0.01 Yes
28-day mortality Endocan 4.37 0.91 < 0.01  
PCT 7.68 0.76 < 0.01 Yes
Bacteriemia 78 Endocan 1.70 0.66 0.02   [49]
PCT 0.12 0.56 ns No
Bacteriemia 126 Endocan 2.05 0.83 < 0.001   [50]
  PCT 0.20 0.73 < 0.001 No
Septic shock 150 Endocan 2.90 0.74 0.001   [51]
PCT   0.83 0.001 Yes
28-day mortality Endocan   0.63 0.005  
PCT   0.58 ns  
6-month mortality Endocan   0.65 0.002  
PCT   0.59 ns  
Organ failure on admission 60 Endocan   0.81 < 0.05   [53]
PCT   0.79 < 0.05 ND
MODS development in 48 h Endocan   0.67 < 0.05  
PCT   0.75 < 0.05 ND
ICU mortality Endocan   0.71 < 0.05  
PCT   0.66 ns  
Septic shock 63 Endocan 3.00 0.78 < 0.02   [19]
PCT   0.79 < 0.02 No
30-day mortality Endocan 5.50 0.81 < 0.02  
PCT    ns  
  1. AUC area under the curve, Corr existing correlation, ICU Intensive Care Unit, MODS multiorgan dysfunction syndrome, ND not determined, ns not significant, PCT procalcitonin