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Table 2 Association of glucosuria in the 24-h period before clinical suspicion of late-onset neonatal sepsis

From: Glucosuria as an early marker of late-onset sepsis in preterms: a prospective cohort study

n = 123 Prevalence Rejected infection Clinical sepsis Proven sepsis (positive bloodculture)
n = 65 n = 21 n = 37
Maximum glucosuria 24 h before onset of suspected infection 0 53 (43.1 %) 35 (66.0 %) 5 (9.4 %) 13 (24.5 %)
+/++ 54 (43.9 %) 23 (42.6 %) 12 (22.2 %) 19 (35.2 %)
+++ 12 (9.8 %) 6 (50.0 %) 1 (8.3 %) 5 (41.7 %)
++++ 4 (3.2 %) 1 (25.0 %) 3 (75.0 %) 0 (0 %)
Increase in glucosuria 28 (22.8 %) 11 (39.0 %) 6 (17.1 %) 11 (30.1 %)