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Table 2 Comparisons of the Discriminating Capacities between Biomarkers Presented as Areas Under the Curve (95% CI)

From: Diagnostic and prognostic value of interleukin-6, pentraxin 3, and procalcitonin levels among sepsis and septic shock patients: a prospective controlled study according to the Sepsis-3 definitions

SeverityInterleukin-6Pentraxin 3ProcalcitoninLactateC-reactive protein
≥Sepsis (n = 97)0.89 (0.83–0.94) P < 0.0010.84 (0.78–0.91) P < 0.0010.80 (0.73–0.87) P < 0.0010.88 (0.82–0.94) P < 0.0010.77 (0.70–0.85) P < 0.001
Septic shock (n = 46)0.80 (0.71–0.89) P < 0.0010.70 (0.60–0.81) P = 0.0010.73 (0.63–0.83) P < 0.0010.85 (0.77–0.93) P < 0.0010.53 (0.42–0.65) P = 0.603
  1. CI confidence interval