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Table 2 Delta neutrophil index and other laboratory markers in different subgroups of patients

From: Delta neutrophil index as an early marker of disease severity in critically ill patients with sepsis

Variables Without severe sepsis/septic shock
(n = 59)
Severe sepsis/septic shock
(n = 44)
 
WBC, 103/uL 11610 (8940-19210) 13820 (8870-21505) 0.655
ANC, 103/uL 10100 (6230-14440) 11805 (7103-19238) 0.394
DNI, % 2.3 (0.2-3.9) 16.1 (7.7-34.2) < 0.001
Lactate, mmol/L 1.8 (1.2-3.65) 4.0 (2.1-9.9) < 0.001
CRP, mg/dL 11.3 (4.6-19.2) 16.2 (9.8-28.3) 0.017
  Without overt DIC
(n = 63)
Overt DIC
(n = 40)
 
WBC, 103/uL 12780 (9230-20180) 11805 (8150-22320) 0.768
ANC, 103/uL 10780 (6870-16890) 9765 (4775-17438) 0.629
DNI, % 2.6 (0.8-6.7) 10.8 (4.7-17.4) < 0.001
Lactate, mmol/L 1.9 (1.2-3.5) 4.7 (2.4-14.2) < 0.001
CRP, mg/dL 13.6 (5.4-24.3) 15.1 (2.8-23.3) 0.854
  1. Data are expressed as median (interquartile range).
  2. WBC, white blood cell count; ANC, absolute neutrophil count; DNI, delta neutrophil index; CRP, C-reactive protein