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Table 4 Comparison of biochemical parameters assessed at hospital admission in patients with diagnosis lower urinary tract infection (L-UTI) and control group

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

  Lower UTI Control P value
(n = 13) (n = 24)
Leucocyte count (G/l) 8.6 ± 3.3 6.43 ± 2.1 NS
[7.4 (3.4)] [5.6 (3.3)]
hsCRP (mg/L) 2.9 ± 1.7 3.5 ± 2.3 NS
[2.28 (2.81)] [3.3 (2.5)]
PCT (ng/ml) 0.05 ± 0 0.06 ± 0.02 NS
[0.05 (0)] [0.05 (0)]
IL −6 (pg/ml) 22.5 ± 1.6 3.1 ± 1.6 <0.001
[5.8 (41.9)] [2.8 (2)]
CPP (pg/ml) 2253 ± 1323 224 ± 109 <0.001
[1757 (1403)] [209 (141)]
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD [median (IQR)]