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Table 2 Comparison of initial day WBC, CRP, IL-6, Presepsin and Fetuin-A measurements between study and control groups

From: Presepsin and fetuin-A dyad for the diagnosis of proven sepsis in preterm neonates

  Sepsis group (n = 26) Control group (n = 29) P
First day
 WBC1, (103/μL) 12.6 ± 5.9 16.1 ± 5.3 < 0.05
 CRP1, (mg/L) 24.84 ± 31.76 2.25 ± 2.09 < 0.01
 IL-61, (pg/ml)a 190 (11–5000) 13.6 (0–42) < 0.01
 Presepsin1, (ng/L) 1583 (1023–1731) 426 (287–589) < 0.01
 Fetuin-A1, (ng/ml) 32.66 ± 6.05 31.33 ± 8.57 0.42
  1. amedian (min-max)