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Research Article

Correlation between Arterial Lactate and Central Venous Lactate in Children with Sepsis

Table 2

Features of sepsis in the population. The difference between arterial and venous lactate according to the severity of the disease, its origin, and the use of vasopressors described.

Variables (%)Arterial versus venous lactate difference— value

Severity of disease0.8
 Sepsis 9 (21,4)
 Septic shock 33 (78,5)
Etiology of sepsis 0.1
 Pulmonary 21 (50,0)
 Gastrointestinal 11 (26,1)
Vasopressors0.53
 Yes 38 (90,4)
 No 4 (9,5)

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