Table 2– Spearman correlation of biomarkers with age and vital parameters
MR-proANPPCT
Spearman’s ρp-valueSpearman’s ρp-value
Age0.62<0.0010.190.066
Vital parameters
 Heart rate0.230.0240.110.280
 MAP0.300.0030.180.071
 Temperature0.140.1610.060.530
Pa,O2/FI,O20.070.5050.020.819
Sa,O20.030.7740.220.041
 WBCs0.170.0940.160.109
  • MR-proANP: midregional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide; PCT: procalcitonin; MAP: mean arterial pressure; Pa,O2: arterial oxygen tension; FI,O2: inspiratory oxygen fraction; Sa,O2: arterial oxygen saturation; WBCs: white blood cells. Bold indicates statistically significant p-values.