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Table 2 Correlations between serum macrophage migration inhibitory factor and other clinical and laboratory parameters

From: Serum macrophage migration inhibitory factor reflects adrenal function in the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis of septic patients: an observational study

  rs Pvalue
APACHE II 0.144 0.371
SOFA score 0.414 0.007
JAAM DIC score 0.267 0.092
Albumin -0.290 0.860
Prothrombin time ratio 0.355 0.024
Baseline cortisol 0.212 0.182
Baseline cortisol/albumin ratio 0.237 0.135
Delta max cortisol -0.490 0.001
Delta max cortisol/albumin ratio -0.501 0.001
  1. rs: Spearman's correlation coefficient; APACHE II: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; SOFA score: Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score; JAAM DIC score: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation score established by the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine; Prothrombin time ratio: the ratio of the actual prothrombin time vs the normal control prothrombin time; Delta max cortisol: maximum increment in the cortisol concentration caused by the adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation test.