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Table 6 Mortality / survival associated with different times of intervention with TPE

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

Time from detection of SPHS to intervention with TPE Survived Dead
N % n %
Within first 48 h 35 74.5 12 25.5
>  48 h 6 54.5 5 45.5
  1. SPHS leptospirosis associated severe pulmonary haemorrhagic syndrome, TPE therapeutic plasma exchange