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Table 3 Laboratory values at admission to the intensive care unit

From: Thrombocytopenia in adult patients with sepsis: incidence, risk factors, and its association with clinical outcome

Variable Thrombocytopenia No thrombocytopenia P value
  (n= 145) (n= 159)  
Hemoglobin (g/dL), mean (SD) 11.3 (2.1) 11.3 (2.2) 0.81
Albumin (g/dL), mean (SD) 2.5 (0.6) 2.8 (0.4) 0.015*
(n = 132) (n = 75) (n = 57)
Lactate (mmol/L), median (IQR) 2.7 (1.4–4.1) 1.8 (1.1–2.7) <0.0001*
(n = 299) (n = 142) (n = 157)
Creatinine (mg/dL), median (IQR) 1.6 (1.1–3.2) 1.3 (0.8–2.2) 0.002*
Total Bilirubin (mg/dL), median (IQR) 0.7 (0.4–1.3) 0.5 (0.3-0.5) 0.001*
(n = 216) (n = 116) (n = 100)
Day 1 net fluid balance (L), median (IQR) 5.1 (2.9–8.0) 4.7 (2.4-7.1) 0.16
Day 2 net fluid balance (L), median (IQR) 1.8 (0.2–3.4) 1.6 (0.2–3.4) 0.59
(n = 298) (n = 143) (n = 155)  
  1. SD, standard deviation; IQR interquartile range. SI conversion factors: to convert hemoglobin and albumin values to g/L, multiply by 10; to convert creatinine values to μmol/L, multiply by 88.4; to convert total bilirubin values to μmol/L, multiply by 17.104. *Significant P values.