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Table 4 Biomarker values in different etiologic groups of CAP

From: Inflammatory response in mixed viral-bacterial community-acquired pneumonia

  Bacterial Mixed Viral Unknown p
  N Median Interquartile range N Median Interquartile range N Median Interquartile range N Median Interquartile range Bacterial vs Mixed Bacterial vs Viral Mixed vs Viral Mixed vs Overall bacterial and viral Mixed vs Unknown
PCT (ng/mL) 59 1,37 4,635 45 1,978 8,324 65 0,38 1,756 92 0.18 0.899 0,416 0,02 0,007 0,044 0.002
CRP (mg/dL) 59 18 21,64 46 28,19 28,15 66 14,535 15,14 92 17.10 18.165 0,027 0,614 0,005 0,004 0.001
WBC (cells/mm 3 ) 59 13,4 7,2 46 12,05 8,7 66 11,6 8,1 92 11.90 7.900 0,235 0,109 0,866 0,588 0.676