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Table 1 The characteristics of included studies

From: Silent existence of eosinopenia in sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Year Country Study design Clinical Setting Reference standard Severity of sepsis Sample Size Prevalence Male Mean/median Age Control Patients Cutoff
(Cells/mm^3)
Timing of Eosinophils counts assessment
Abidi [15] 2008 Morocco Prospective ICU ACCP/SCCM1 Sepsis; severe sepsis; septic shock 177 120/177 101/177 42 SIRS + Negative 50 Admission
SIRS 40
Anand [17] 2016 India Prospective ICU ACCP/SCCM severe sepsis 170 125/170 107/170 52 SIRS 50 Admission
Garnacho [18] 2014 Spain Prospective ICU ACCP/SCCM severe sepsis; septic shock 160 117/160 79/160 63 SIRS 25 Day1
Day2
Moura [21] 2011 Brazil Retrospective ICU ACCP/SCCM Sepsis; severe sepsis; septic shock 282 99/282   58.6 + −20 SIRS + Negative 100 Admission
Lavoignet [19] 2016 France Retrospective ED ACCP/SCCM Sepsis; severe sepsis; septic shock 692 125/692 0.45 59 + − 17.2 Non-infection 100 Continuous testing in one-week duration
50
10
López [20] 2010 Spain Retrospective ICU ACCP/SCCM Sepsis; severe sepsis; septic shock 244 55/244 165/244 54.4 + − 19.8 Non-infection 10 Day1
50
40 Day5
Shaaban [16] 2010 USA Prospective ICU ACCP/SCCM Sepsis; severe sepsis; septic shock 68 31/68 33/68 68 SIRS + noSIRS 50 Admission
  1. Footnotes: ACCP/SCCM1 American College of Chest Physicians/Society of Critical Care Medicine; Negative: negative results of bacterial culture, SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome, ICU intensive care unit