Table 3

Scoring for the diagnosis of sepsis-induced coagulopathy

CategoryParameter0 point1 point2 points
Prothrombin timePT-INR≦1.2>1.2>1.4
CoagulationPlatelet count
Total SOFASOFA four items01≧2
  • Diagnosed as sepsis-induced coagulopathy when the total score is 4 or more with total score of prothrombin time and coagulation exceeding 2.

  • Total SOFA is the sum the four items (respiratory SOFA, cardiovascular SOFA, hepatic SOFA, renal SOFA). The score of total SOFA is defined as 2 if the total score exceeded 2.

  • INR, international normalisation ratio; PT, prothrombin time; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.