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Table 5 Mortality / survival associated with different interventions; patients with SPHS

From: Sequel and therapeutic modalities of leptospirosis associated severe pulmonary haemorrhagic syndrome (SPHS); a Sri Lankan experience

Intervention Died Survived
n % n %
No specific intervention 16 100 0 0
TPE & IVIG 10 24.4 31 75.6
TPE only 7 38.9 11 61.1
IVIG only 1 33.3 2 66.7
  1. TPE therapeutic plasma exchange, IVIG intravenous immunoglobulin