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Table 2 Laboratory findings

From: Pyogenic brain abscess, a 15 year survey

Laboratory findings Number of patients (%)
CRP, mg/l  
0-20 28 (27%)
20-100 22 (22%)
>100 33 (32%)
Missing admission CRP 19 (19%)
Leukocytosis (>11.000 cells/μl) 49 (48%)
Missing leucocyte count 15 (15%)
Lumbar puncture, n 36 (35%)
CSF cell leucocytes  
0-15 7 (19%)
15-100 4 (11%)
100-1000 10 (28%)
1000-10.000 15 (42%)