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Table 3 Laboratory differences between patients with pleocytosis and patients without pleocytosis

From: Clinical characteristics of enteroviral meningitis without pleocytosis in children: a retrospective single center observational study in the Republic of Korea

  With pleocytosis
(n = 136)
Without pleocytosis
(n = 169)
P
Peripheral WBC (/mm3) a 10,300 (8200 - 13,000) 8600 (6000 - 10,700) 0.00
ANC (/mm3) a 7600 (4447.5 - 10,252.5) 4674 (2988.5 - 7596.3) 0.00
CRP (mg/dl) a 0.6 (0.3–1.2) 0.7 (0.3–1.3) 0.65
CSF WBC (/mm3) a 43 (19–110) 2 (1–4) 0.00
CSF RBC (/mm3) a 2 (0–11) 1 (−  36) 0.30
CSF protein (mg/dl) a 35 (24.9–46.2) 40.6 (26.7–61.1) 0.06
CSF/Serum glucose ratioa 0.6 (0.5–0.7) 0.6 (0.5–0.6) 0.01
  1. WBC white blood cell, ANC absolute neutrophil Count, CRP c-reactive protein, CSF cerebrospinal fluid
  2. amedian (Interquartile range)