Table 2—

Laboratory values of patients with necrotising pneumonia at the time of admission

Summary statisticsSubjects
Serum laboratory values
 WBC count ×103 cells·μL−118.4±8.977
 Haemoglobin g·dL−110.4±1.674
 Haematocrit %30.9±4.475
 Albumin g·dL−12.0±1.640
 Erythrocyte sedimentation rate mm·h−196.7±22.921
 C-reactive protein mg·dL−113.3±9.320
Pleural fluid values
 pH7.08±0.3350
 Glucose mg·dL−110.0 (2.0–65.5)44
 LDH IU·L−12810 (1413–9530)43
 Cell count ×103 cells·μL−19.6 (1.2–56.2)54
 Pleural neutrophils %70±23.452
Culture results
 Any bacterial organism identified38 (48)80
  • Data are presented as mean±sd, n, median (interquartile range) or n (%). WBC: white blood cell; LDH: lactate dehydrogenase.