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Table 6 The Score

From: Predictive model for bacterial late-onset neonatal sepsis in a tertiary care hospital in Thailand

VariablesScore
Poorfeeding• Yes = 2
• No = 0
Abnormal heart rate (Normal range 100–180 x/minute)• Yes = 3
• No = 0
Abnormal temperature (Normal range 36–37.9 °C)• Yes = 4
• No = 0
Abnormal oxygen saturation (<  92%)• Yes = 1
• No = 0
Abnormal leucocytes ➔ Normal range:
<  7 days of age: 9000–30,000 /cmm
7–14 days of age: 5000–21,000 /cmm
>  14 days of age: 5000–20,000 /cmm
• Yes = 2
• No = 0
Abnormal pH (Normal range: 7.27–7.45)• Yes = 2
• No = 0
  1. Notes
  2. The maximum score was14
  3. The score equal with the probability in the range:
  4. - Low : 0–2 = 0–20%
  5. - Medium:3–4 = 21–75%
  6. - High :5–6 = 76–95%
  7. - Very High:7–14 = 96–100%