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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients enrolled in the study.

From: TREM-1 expression on neutrophils and monocytes of septic patients: relation to the underlying infection and the implicated pathogen

  Sepsis Severe sepsis/shock p
Number 125 88  
Male/Female 69/56 43/45 0.307
Age (years, mean ± SD) 62.5 ± 22.2 72.5 ± 13.1 < 0.0001
APACHE II score 11.52 ± 5.76 22.68 ± 8.50 < 0.0001
Type of infection (n)    p: 0.004
Acute pyelonephritis 56 18  
Pneumonia (CAP) 16 20  
Intra-abdominal Infection 30 20  
Bacteremia 13 15  
VAP/HAP 10 15  
Predisposing Factors (n, %)    0.188
Chronic Renal Disease 15 (12.0) 12 (13.6)  
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 10 (8.0) 10 (11.4)  
Heart Failure 9 (7.2) 17 (19.3)  
Diabetes mellitus type 2 27 (21.6) 17 (19.3)  
Solid tumor malignancy 5 (4.0) 7 (7.9)  
Isolated pathogens irrespective of source (n, %)    0.037
Escherichia coli 21 (16.8) 4 (4.5)  
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 7 (5.6) 5 (5.7)  
Klebsiella pneumoniae 5 (4) 9 (10.2)  
Acinetobacter baumannii 2 (1.6) 7 (7.9)  
Other Gram-negatives 10 (8.0) 4 (4.5)  
Staphylococcus aureus 2 (1.6) 2 (2.3)  
Other Gram-positive 2 (1.6) 2 (2.3)  
Death 10 (8.0) 49 (55.7) < 0.0001