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Table 2 Serum lipopolysacharide-binding protein, procalcitonin, and C-reactive protein at study entry (baseline measurement)

From: Significance of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (an acute phase protein) in monitoring critically ill patients

  n LBP (μg/ml) PCT (ng/ml) CRP (mg/l)
SIRS 40 30.6 (9.2–79.5) 0.6 (0.05–2.5) 56.5 (15.2–136.8)
Sepsis 19 37.1 (11.8–76.2) 6.1 (1.4–89.8) 157.1 (41.6–245)
Septic shock 9 59.7 (31.1–105) 25.6 (4.6–85.6) 211.0 (83.3–280)
  1. Data are expressed as median (range). CRP, C-reactive protein; LBP, lipopolysacharide-binding protein; PCT, procalcitonin; SIRS = systemic inflammatory response syndrome.