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Table 5 Blood analysis of MRSA and V. vulnificus necrotiz NF patients

From: Bacteriology and mortality of necrotizing fasciitis in a tertiary coastal hospital with comparing risk indicators of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vibrio vulnificus infections: a prospective study

   MRSA
(N-16)
Vibrio vulnificus
(N-40)
p-value
White cell count (cells/mm3) Mean 16,400 ± 7128 14,560 ± 10,820 0.53
Segmented forms (%) Mean 79.6 ± 7.3 81.7 ± 10.7 0.47
73   2 7 0.494
 > 73   14 33
Band forms (%) Mean 2.91 ± 5.17 5.54 ± 7.23 0.19
 = 0   7 22 0.321
 > 0   9 18
Albumin (g/dL) Mean 3.47 ± 0.47 3.42 ± 0.46 0.72
 < 3.5   9 19 0.384
 ≥ 3.5   7 21
Platelet counts (per mm3) Mean 211,200 ± 114,500 139,800 ± 62,940 0.004*
 ≤ 1.5 × 105   5 26 0.023*
 > 1.5 × 105   11 14
Blood sugar (mg/dL) Mean 206 ± 110 169 ± 71 0.14
Hemoglobin (g/dL) Mean 12.3 ± 1.62 13.0 ± 2.11 0.19
Creatinine (mg/dL) Mean 1.30 ± 0.68 1.52 ± 1.25 0.52
Sodium (mmol/L) Mean 135 ± 2.2 136 ± 2.6 0.1
C-reactive protein (mg/L) Mean 184 ± 132 64.5 ± 88.4 0.000*
  1. *Mean p < 0.05 and the difference was significant