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Table 5 Laboratory data

From: Comparison of gram-negative and gram-positive hematogenous pyogenic spondylodiscitis: clinical characteristics and outcomes of treatment

Variable GNB (n = 17) GPC (n = 37) p
White blood cell count (103/uL) 13.1 ± 6.3 13.8 ± 4.8 0.656
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 11.0 ± 2.4 11.7 ± 2.6 0.372
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 110 ± 57 162 ± 95 0.061
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (mm/h) 68.9 ± 31.2 84.3 ± 25.9 0.076
Bacteremia (No. [%]) 8 (47) 23 (62) 0.297