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Table 1 Clinical and baseline biochemical characteristics of the study group with urinary tract infection (UTI) and control group

From: Utility of copeptin and standard inflammatory markers in the diagnostics of upper and lower urinary tract infections

  UTI group Control P value
(n = 45) (n = 24)
Sex
 Men 14 (31 %) 7 (29 %) NS
 Women 31 (69 %) 17 (71 %)  
Age (years) 56 ± 10 50 ± 20 NS
  [64 (39)] [48.5 (33)]  
Creatinine (mg/dl) 1.3 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.3 NS
  [1.2 (0.4)] [1.0 (0.3)]  
GFR (ml/min/1.73 m3) 73.1 ± 22 84.2 ± 26 NS
  [72.6 (39.5)] [91.9 (41.6)]  
Leucocyte count (G/l) 12.8 ± 6.7 6.4 ± 2.1 <0.001
  [11.9 (6.9)] [5.6 (3.3)]  
hsCRP (mg/L) 91.3 ± 86.5 3.5 ± 2.3 <0.001
  [98.2 (132.5)] [3.3 (2.5)]  
Procalcitonin (ng/ml) 3.7 ± 15.3 0.06 ± 0.02 <0.001
  [0.12 (1.15)] [0.05 (0)]  
IL −6 (pg/ml) 66.8 ± 81.6 3.1 ± 1.6 <0.001
  [41.6 (92.3)] [2.8 (2)]  
Copeptin (pg/ml) 2821 ± 1072 224 ± 109 <0.001
  [874 (1527)] [209 (141)]  
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD [median (IQR)]