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Table 5 Modified SOFA score

From: Focus of infection and microbiological etiology in community-acquired infections in hospitalized adult patients in the Faroe Islands

Organ system Variable 0 1 2 3 4
Respiratory PaO2/FiO2 or O2 saturation ≥400 or ≥ 98% < 400 or 97–90% < 300 or 89–80% < 200 with respiratory support or < 79% < 100 with respiratory support
Coagulation Platelets (109/l) ≥150 < 150 < 100 < 50 < 20
Liver Bilirubin (μmol/l) < 20 20–32 33–101 102–204 > 204
Cardiovascular Hypotension ≤70 ≤70 fluid only ≤70* ≤70** ≤70***
Brain Glasgow Coma Scale 15≤ 13 and 14 10–12 6–9 < 6
Kidney Creatinine (μmol/l) < 110 110–170 171–299 300–440 > 440
  1. *Modification (inclusion of Oxygen saturation as variable for respiratory failure)
  2. *Dopamine ≤5 μg/kg min for at least 1 h or Dobutamine (any dose)
  3. **Dopamine > 5 μg/kg min or Epinephrine ≤0,1 μg/kg min or Norepinephrine ≤0,1 μg/kg min
  4. ***Dopamine > 15 μg/kg min Epinephrine > 0,1 μg/kg min or Norepinephrine > 0,1 μg/kg min