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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Mean score of parameters according to blood culture growth status (Mean±SD)

Variables No growth (N=119) Growth (N=8) F (P) value
PCT (mg/dL) 0.9±4.53 7.9±11.81 21.310 (0.142)
CRP (mg/dL) 5.8±7.18 13.5±11.91 6.278 (0.112)
WBC (103 μL) 10.0±4.67 16.8±7.17 4.093 (0.032)*
HGB (g/dL) 12.2±1.62 11.3±1.89 1.115 (0.155)
RDW (%) 13.1±1.40 14.0±1.82 2.136 (0.094)

Abbreviation: See Table 1, 2.

*P<0.05

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