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Table 3 Prognostic value of temperature, WBC, and sTREM-1, CRP, and PCT levels

From: Value of soluble TREM-1, procalcitonin, and C-reactive protein serum levels as biomarkers for detecting bacteremia among sepsis patients with new fever in intensive care units: a prospective cohort study

Parameter Blood culture-positive bacteremia P value Blood culture-negative P value
  survivors non-survivors   survivors non-survivors  
  n = 22 n = 11   n = 29 n = 22  
Temperature(mean ± SD,°C) * 38.8 ± 0.5 38.9 ± 0.7 0.559 39.0 ± 0.5 38.8 ± 0.4 0.272
WBC( mean ± SD, ×10 9/L) * 10.8 ± 3.6 12.2 ± 7.2 0.559 12.7 ± 8.0 13.4 ± 7.1 0.747
sTREM-1(median-interquartile range, pg/ml) # 105.6(90.8) 273.6(350.6) 0.004 137.1(159.2) 168.3(150.2) 0.068
PCT (median-interquartile range, ng/ml) # 1.2(11.4) 19.9(61.7) 0.011 2.6(6.8) 1.8(9.6) 0.622
CRP(median-interquartile range, mg/dl) * 8.9 ± 7.1 10.9 ± 5.2 0.408 12.6 ± 7.9 13.9 ± 8.3 0.584
  1. *P-value, Student’s t-test.
  2. #P-value, rank sum test.