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Table 6 Predictive performance of the combined marker (IL-6 + PTX3), IL-6, and PTX3 for 30-day mortality

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

BiomarkersAUC (95% CI)pCut-offSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)
IL-6 + PTX30.6370.02533.1 (score)63.962.3
IL-60.6740.004263.369.460.7
PTX30.6450.01736.072.259.0
  1. AUC area under the curve, CI confidence interval, IL-6 interleukin-6, PTX3 pentraxin 3