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Table 2 Imaging findings and laboratory findings of patients with K. pneumoniae liver abscess with sepsis or without sepsis

From: Clinical features and development of Sepsis in Klebsiella pneumoniae infected liver abscess patients: a retrospective analysis of 135 cases

Characteristic Total
n = 135
KPLA with sepsis
n = 37
KPLA without sepsis
n = 98
P value
Abscess location
 Right lobe 90 (66.7) 25 (67.6) 65 (66.3) 0.891
 Left lobe 34 (25.2) 9 (24.3) 25 (25.5) 0.887
 Both lobes 11 (8.1) 3 (8.1) 8 (8.2) 1.000a
Abscess size (cm)
  < 5 26 (19.3) 5 (13.5) 21 (21.4) 0.298
 5–10 85 (63.0) 24 (64.9) 61 (62.2) 0.779
  > 10 24 (17.8) 8 (21.6) 16 (16.3) 0.473
Laboratory findings
 WBC > 9.5×  109/L 105 (77.8) 34 (91.9) 71 (72.4) 0.015
 NE% > 75% 119 (88.1) 37 (100.0) 82 (83.7) 0.006a
 PLT < 125× 109/L 38 (28.1) 19 (51.4) 19 (19.4) 0.000
 Hb < 110 g/L 37 (27.4) 5 (13.5) 32 (32.7) 0.026
 CRP > 10 mg/L 127 (94.1) 37 (100.0) 90 (91.8) 0.106a
PCT > 0.5 ng/ml 120 (88.9) 35 (94.6) 85 (86.7) 0.237a
 ALT > 50 U/L 73 (54.1) 23 (62.2) 50 (51.0) 0.247
 AST > 40 U/L 79 (58.5) 25 (67.6) 54 (55.1) 0.190
 ALP > 125 U/L 100 (74.1) 26 (70.3) 74 (75.5) 0.535
 GGT > 60 U/L 105 (77.8) 30 (81.1) 75 (76.5) 0.571
 T.Bil > 20.5 μmol/L 44 (32.6) 22 (59.5) 22 (22.7) 0.000
 ALB< 40 g/L 129 (95.6) 37 (100.0) 92 (93.9) 0.188a
 FIB> 4 g/L 128 (94.8) 33 (89.2) 95 (96.9) 0.089a
 APTT> 42 s 80 (59.3) 20 (54.1) 60 (61.2) 0.449
 BUN > 7.2 mmol/L 41 (30.4) 21 (56.8) 19 (19.6) 0.000
 Cr > 97 μmol/L 20 (14.8) 12 (32.4) 8 (8.2) 0.000
  1. WBC white blood cell count, NE% neutrophil percentage, PLT platelets, Hb hemoglobin, CRP C-reactive protein, PCT procalcitonin, ALT Alanine Transaminase, AST Aspartate Transaminase, ALP Alkaline Phosphatase, GGT Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase, T.BIL Total bilirubin, ALB Albumin, FIB Fibrinogen, APTT Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time, BUN blood urea nitrogen, Cr creatinine