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Table 5 Leucocyte count, IL-6, CRP, PCT and CPP levels during the treatment of UTI

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

  Day 0 Day 1 Day 2 Day 7 P value
Leucocyte count [G/l] 12.8 ± 6.7 10.5 ± 5.7 8.7 ± 3.9 6.6 ± 1.8 <0.001
[11.9 (6.9)] [8.9 (5.4)] [7.3 (4.5)] [6.7 (2.3)]
IL-6 [pg/ml] 66.8 ± 81.6 70.6 ± 98.7 49.3 ± 68.4 34.4 ± 64.8 <0.001
[41.6 (92.3)] [22.9 (90.5)] [12.6 (73.6)] [8.7 (29.9)]
hsCRP [mg/dl] 91.3 ± 86.5 77.6 ± 77.8 56.7 ± 72.7 13.5 ± 16.9 <0.001
[98.2 (132.5)] [57.6 (121.9)] [25.29 (84.12)] [7.4 (11.2)]
PCT [ng/ml] 3.7 ± 15.3 1.8 ± 8.2 1.1 ± 4.6 0.4 ± 1.7 0.11
[0.12 (1.15)] [0.08 (0.5)] [0.05 (0.2)] [0.05 (0.03)]
CPP [pg/ml] 2821 ± 1072 2309 ± 890 2290 ± 799 2003 ± 838 <0.001
[2874 (1527)] [2134 (934)] [2140 (891)] [1814 (1151)]
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD [median (IQR)]