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Table 3 Likely

From: Comparison of different sepsis scoring systems and pathways: qSOFA, SIRS, Shapiro criteria and CEC SEPSIS KILLS pathway in bacteraemic and non-bacteraemic patients presenting to the emergency department

ED suspected source of infection Bacteraemic Non bacteraemic
Total
n = 251 (%)
Sepsis mortality
n = 19 (%)
Total
n = 251 (%)
Sepsis mortality
n = 8 (%)
Genitourinary 61 (24) 2 (10.5) 35 (14) 1 (12)
Respiratory 31 (12) 4 (21) 102 (41) 5 (62)
Skin/soft tissue/bone 28 (11) 2 (10.5) 37 (15) 1 (12)
Cardiac 7 (3) 2 (10.5) 1 (0.4) 0
Hepatobiliary 23 (10) 2 (10.5) 3 (1) 0
Gastrointestinal 22 (9) 1 (5) 22 (9) 0
Vascular disease 3 (1) 0 1 (0.4) 0
Central nervous system 6 (2) 0 9 (3) 0
Unknown 70 (28) 6 (32) 42 (17) 1 (12)