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Table 3 Comparison of laboratory data

From: Risk factors of synchronous multifocal necrotizing fasciitis: a case control study in comparison with monofocal necrotizing fasciitis in Taiwan

Laboratory data SMNF (n = 19) MONF (n = 125) P
Leukocytosis (≥ 12,000/μL), No. (%) 7 (36.8) 82 (65.6) 0.016*
Bandemia (>  5%), No. (%) 14 (73.7) 48 (38.4) 0.004*
Thrombocytopenia (<  150,000 mm3), No. (%) 13 (68.4) 54 (43.2) 0.04*
C-reactive protein, mean (SD), mg/dL 111 (98) 146 (127) 0.281
Bacteremia, No. (%) 17 (89.5) 45 (36) < 0.001*
  1. SMNF synchronous multifocal necrotizing fasciitis, MONF monofocal necrotizing fasciitis, SD standard deviation; *p < 0.05