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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and clinical features of the AP patients with or without IPN

From: Reduced lymphocyte count as an early marker for predicting infected pancreatic necrosis

Variable Non-IPN group (n = 123) IPN group (n = 30) p Value
Age, years 45 (36, 56) 47 (38, 57) 0.529
Gender, male/female 79/44 21/9 0.068
BMI 26.1 (23.3, 28.8) 27.3 (23.0, 28.4) 0.155
APACHE II score 13 (12, 15) 20 (14, 29) <0.001
CT severity index 3 (3, 6) 8 (6, 8.5) <0.001
Laboratory data
Hemoglobin, g/L 135 (116, 150) 126 (101, 149) 0.247
Hematocrit 0.40 (0.34, 0.45) 0.36 (0.29, 0.44) 0.211
Platelet, ×109/L 158 (117, 204) 116 (81, 166) 0.002
CRP, mg/L 161.0 (71.8, 208.8) 202.7 (158.7, 251.5) 0.001
WBC, ×109/L 13.0 (9.6, 17.3) 11.8 (8.7, 14.6) 0.152
Lymphocyte count, ×109/L 0.91 (0.72, 1.27) 0.62 (0.46, 0.87) <0.001
NLR 10.9 (7.7, 18.2) 15.5 (12.0, 23.8) 0.002
Albumin, g/L 35.6 (34.0, 38.2) 34.4 (31.6, 36.2) 0.010
Amylase, U/L 276 (138, 544) 270 (183, 934) 0.129
Lipase, U/L 1095 (457, 1916) 972 (579, 1814) 0.963
Aetiology of acute pancreatitis, no. (%)
Gallstone 59 (48.0) 14 (46.7) 1.000
Hypertriglyceridemia 49 (39.8) 15 (50.0) 0.409
Alcohol 11 (8.9) 1 (3.3) 0.462
Post-ERCP 2 (1.6) 0 (0) 1.000
Other 2 (1.6) 0 (0) 1.000
  1. AP acute pancreatitis, IPN infected pancreatic necrosis, BMI Body Mass Index, APACHE II score Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Enquiry II score, CT computed tomography, CRP C-reactive protein, WBC white blood cells, NLR Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio, ERCP Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography