Table 1: EONS: early-onset neonatal sepsis; LONS: late-onset neonatal sepsis; VLBW: very low birth weight neonates; PPV: positive predictive value; NPV: negative predictive value; wga: weeks of gestational age.

SensitivitySpecificityPPVNPVPatients’ characteristics/commentsReference

EONSCD6496817197 , term[21]
10086100 , VLBW, LBW, term[22]
CD11b100100 , 29–40 wga[23]
CRP81564885 , term[21]
CRP + CD6497716398[21]

LONSCD6495888097 , VLBW[18]
7596 , VLBW, LBW, term[22]
91838391 ; >30 wga[17]
70625973 , preterm[24]
CD11b70725086 , VLBW[18]
7510010086 , 27–38 wga[25]
8610010068 , term[26]
IL-678928191 , VLBW[18]
CRP9833350 ; >30 wga[17]
65999687 , VLBW[18]
CRP + CD6410066 ; >30 wga[17]
1008090100 , VLBW[18]
CRP + CD11b9999 , 27–38 wga[25]