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Table 8 Performance of scores in the high risk patients

From: A comparison of predictors for mortality and bacteraemia in patients suspected of infection

Score High risk (%) Bact. rate
μ ± sd (%)
Mortality
μ ± sd (%)
Cost per positive dfbPCR (€)
SF 10.0 25.3 ± 3.2 24.2 ± 3.2 502
NEWS > 8 8.1 20.0 ± 5.7 34.0 ± 6.7 635
SOFA > 4 10.5 13.3 ± 5.1 28.9 ± 6.8 952
MEDS > 7 10.9 11.2 ± 2.6 20.3 ± 3.4 1135
qSOFA > 1 7.7 19.7 ± 4.7 32.4 ± 5.6 644
SIRS > 2 19.7 15.3 ± 2.5 13.4 ± 2.4 829
SDR > 4 10.0 28.6 ± 4.3 13.4 ± 3.2 444
None 10.0 8.7 ± 2.1 10.5 ± 2.3 1469