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Table 1 Clinical, radiological, PRISM score and blood culture organism of the studied patients

From: Admission platelet count and indices as predictors of outcome in children with severe Sepsis: a prospective hospital-based study

   n = 60
HR (beat /min) Mean ± SD 162.5 ± 16.3
RR (cycle/min) Mean ± SD 54 ± 15.9
BP (mm Hg) Normal n (%) 11(18.3%)
Hypotension n (%) 49 (81.7%)
Hepatomegaly No n (%) 15 (25%)
Yes n (%) 45 (75%)
Chest finding No n (%) 22 (36.7%)
Yes n (%) 38 (63.3%)
CXR Normal n (%) 22 (36.7%)
Pneumonia n (%) 37 (61.7%)
Empyema n (%) 1 (1.6%)
GCS Mean ± SD 8.9 ± 2.3
Ventilatory support None n (%) 11 (18.3%)
Non-invasive n (%) 22 (36.7%)
Invasive n (%) 27 (45%)
(+ve) inotropic support No n (%) 33 (55%)
Yes n (%) 27 (45%)
PRISM score Median / (IQR) 17/ (10–29)
Blood culture organism Staphylococcus aureus n (%) 8 (13.33%)
Klebsiella n (%) 13 (21.67%)
Streptococcus pneumoniae n (%) 15 (25%)
Escherichia coli n (%) 10 (16.67%)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa n (%) 4 (6.67%)
Entrobacter n (%) 7 (11.67%)
No growth n (%) 3 (5%)
  1. HR heart rate, RR respiratory rate, BP blood pressure, CXR chest x-ray, GCS Glascow coma scale, PRISM Pediatric risk of mortality score