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Table 8 Diagnostic performance of individual items of HSS for diagnosis of culture-proven sepsis

From: Sepsis profile and outcome of preterm neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care unit of Cairo University Hospital

  Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%)
Total WBCs 41.0% 59.8% 40.3% 60.4%
Total PMNs 62.3% 51.1% 45.8% 67.1%
Immature PMNs 60.7% 50.0% 44.6% 65.7%
Immature:total PMNS 29.5% 80.4% 50% 63.2%
Immature:mature PMNS 57.4% 48.9% 42.7% 63.4%
Platelet count 32.8% 58.7% 34.5% 56.8%