Journal of Diabetes Research / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Procalcitonin Is a Prognostic Marker of Hospital Outcomes in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia and Diabetic Foot Infection

Table 2

Positivity of procalcitonin according to the degree of infection and comorbidities.

VariablesPositive procalcitoninNormal procalcitonin values

Moderate infection15/23 (65.2%)
Severe infection8/23 (34.8%)
ESRD13/23 (56.5%)19/63 (30.1%)
IHD17/23 (73.9%)45/63 (71.4%)
Heart failure12/23 (52.2%)12/63 (19%)

ESRD: End-stage renal disease; IHD: ischemic heart disease.

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