Table 2

Hemogram and lymphocyte populations in septic patients and controls

Cell population or hemogram parameterNo. [mean (95% CI)] of cells (×109/liter) or indicated measure in:P value
Sepsis patientsControls
Leukocytes15,291 (13,917–16,665)6,831 (6,481–7,181)0.001
Neutrophils13,734 (12,375–15,094)3,901 (3,624–4,179)0.001
Monocytes0.650 (0.553–0.747)0.561 (0.526–0.597)0.090
Eosinophils0.044 (0.017–0.071)0.178 (0.155–0.200)0.001
Basophils0.016 (0.009–0.024)0.028 (0.017–0.040)0.080
Thrombocytes222.3 (206.4–238.3)234.0 (217.4–250.6)0.340
Hemoglobin11.8 (11.4–12.1)a13.8 (13.5–14.2)a0.001
Lymphocytes0.8490 (0.7560–0.9410)2,145 (2020–2270)0.001
CD19+ B cells0.1367 (0.1135–0.1599)0.1852 (0.1632–0.2072)0.001
CD3+ T cells0.5426 (0.4741–0.6111)1.5224 (1.4239–1.6210)0.001
CD3+ CD4+ T cells0.3277 (0.2814–0.3738)0.9277 (0.8608–0.9945)0.001
CD3+ CD8+ T cells0.2378 (0.1995–0.2761)0.6830 (0.6185–0.7475)0.001
CD3+ CD56+ T cells0.1126 (0.0891–0.1362)0.3727 (0.3317–0.3148)0.001
CD3+ αβ T cells0.4832 (0.4149–0.5514)1.4394 (1.3400–1.5389)0.001
CD3+ CD4+ αβ T cells0.3026 (0.2550–0.3503)0.8948 (0.8230–0.9670)0.001
CD3+ CD8+ αβ T cells0.1817 (0.1441–0.2192)0.5332 (0.4716–0.5947)0.001
CD3+ CD56+ αβ T cells0.0283 (0.0210–0.0355)0.1110 (0.0878–0.1342)0.001
CD3+ γδ T cells0.0159 (0.0114–0.0203)0.0620 (0.0512–0.0728)0.001
CD3+ CD4 CD8 γδ T cells0.0081 (0.0056–0.0105)0.0294 (0.0229–0.0359)0.001
CD3+ CD8+ γδ T cells0.0046 (0.0029–0.0062)0.0220 (0.0173–0.0266)0.001
CD3+ CD56+ γδ T cells0.0032 (0.0020–0.0045)0.0141 (0.0103–0.0179)0.001
  • a Values of hemoglobin are expressed as mg/dl.