Table 4: Data from Osuna et al [10].

Diagnostic groupNumber of casesSurvival time in hours, mean (SD)Postmortem interval in hours, mean (SD)CSF protein in g/L, range (median)

Head trauma110.9 (0.8)51.5 (18.8)2.8–42.4 (14)
Hypoxia71.0 (1.0)49.7 (23.3)2.4–28.5 (7)
Sudden cardiac death70.0 (0.0)41.1 (26.9)0.5–6.1 (2)
Other92.0 (1.7)51.2 (30.5)1.2–9.2 (6)