Table 2

Adjusted Risk of Death for each group based upon pattern of each component of the CBC and its interaction with time to death (survival to 480 hours)

Factor

Increase relative risk of death

95% Confidence

Interval

p value


Leukocytosis

Return to normal

0.420

0.216 - 0.816

0.004

Remains elevated

2.501

1.477 - 4.235

< 0.001

Neutrophilia

Return to normal

0.668

0.390 - 1.144

0.7

Remains elevated

1.183

0.784 - 1.784

0.3

Lymphopenia

Return to normal

0.497

0.270 - 0.916

< 0.001

Remains low

1.639

1.017 - 2.643

0.01


Heffernan et al. Critical Care 2012 16:R12   doi:10.1186/cc11157

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