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Table 6 Sensitivity and specificity of LBP, IL-6 and CRP according to the optimal cut-off levels in detecting children with bacteraemia.

From: High-mobility group box-1 protein, lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in children with community acquired infections and bacteraemia: a prospective study

Marker Cut-off level Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)
LBP1 26.6 μg/ml 80 55
IL-62 58.7 pg/ml 80 81
CRP3 97 mg/l 80 77
  1. 1lipopolysaccharide-binding protein; 2interleukin-6; 3C-reactive protein