Table 2

Laboratory measurements and SOFA Score at enrolment

Healthy
(n=56)
Infection
(n=32)
Sepsis
(n=56)
Septic shock
(n=37)
HBP (ng/ml)4.2 (2.8–6.2)11.8 (3.5–24.3)49.7 (31.9–95.9)153.8 (70.9–238.5)
PCT (ng/ml)0.050.15 (0.05–1.98)3.75 (1.28–8.07)4.50 (1.75–27.00)
CRP (mg/L)1.0 (1.0–2.1)118.2 (73.8–164.1)162 (102.6–200.7)181.5 (129.7–260.2)
Lactate (mmol/L)//1.24 (0.66–1.67)4.72 (3.09–6.35)
SOFA Score01 (0–3)6 (4–7)7 (6–9)
WBC (109/L)6.0 (4.9–6.8)11.6 (6.4–15.4)11.5 (9.4–14.9)10.8 (7.3–18.0)
PMN (109/L)4.3 (3.7–5.1)10.2 (5.2–13.1)9.7 (7.8–13.3)9.1 (6.3–16.3)
  • CRP, C reactive protein; HBP, heparin-binding protein; PCT, procalcitonin; PMN, polymorphonuclear; WBC, white blood cell.

  • There were partial missing values on the lactate measurement in the healthy and the local infection group, so we using "/" instead.