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Table 5 Multivariate analysis identifying independent predictors for bacterial infection

From: Diagnostic accuracy of procalcitonin in critically ill immunocompromised patients

Variables Odds ratio 95%CI P Value
Age, yr 1.05 1.01-1.09 0.006
Fever on D1 1.56 1.03-2.37 0.03
Shock on D1 8.37 2.06-34.1 0.003
Disseminated Intra-vascular Coagulation on D1 0.96 0.94-0.99 0.01
Procalcitonin serum level > 0.5 on D1 (ng/ml) 8.6 2.52-29.3 0.0006
Fibrinogen serum level on D1 g/L 1.22 0.96-1.56 0.09