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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Markedly elevated procalcitonin in early postoperative period in pediatric open heart surgery: a prospective cohort study

Characteristic Group H Group L p value
Male, female 14, 9 12, 17 NS
Age (months) 28.6 ± 19.9 39.2 ± 38.4 0.204
Weight (kg) 9.92 ± 3.93 12.0 ± 7.20 0.200
Peak PCT (ng/ml) 35.9 ± 45.8 1.14 ± 1.40 0.001
  1. NS not significant.