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Table 2 Demographics; procalcitionin, C-reactive protein, and white blood cell level on admission; number of spaces involved; and severity score of the sepsis and non-sepsis groups

From: Clinical utility of procalcitonin in severe odontogenic maxillofacial infection

  Sepsis Non-sepsis P value
Sex
 Male 12 24  
 Female 6 18  
Age (years) 58.06 ± 14.30 (34–82) 55.69 ± 19.69 (20–88)  
PCT level (ng/mL) 7.24 ± 9.20 (0.09–37.15) 0.40 ± 1.03 (0.02–4.94) 0.00
CRP level (mg/dL) 22.16 ± 9.02 (10.01–40.66) 10.83 ± 7.37 (1.15–28.12) 0.47
WBC level (× 103/uL) 15.56 ± 6.61 (0.71–29.64) 13.92 ± 9.42 (7.01–18.84) 0.72
Number of involved spaces 2.50 ± 1.20 (1–5) 2.29 ± 1.33 (1–7) 0.93
Severity score 5.22 ± 2.69 (2–11) 4.33 ± 2.82 (1–14) 0.75