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Table 3 Comparison of biochemical indexes and leukocyte number between infecting group and non-infected group

From: Application of combined cerebrospinal fluid physicochemical parameters to detect intracranial infection in neurosurgery patients

GroupTotal numberGlucose (mmol/L)Chlorine ion (mmol/L)Protein (mg/L)Leukocyte (N × 106/L)Color (N)Turbidity (N)Clot (N)
Infectious group221AV = 2.214
R: 0.01–8.34
AV = 118.247
R: 89.6–167.5
AV = 2586.922
R:282–10,590
AV = 1627.181
R: 1–42,000
Colorless(54)
Yellow (103)
Red (51)
Other color (13)
Clear and transparent (62)
Slightly turbidity (83)
Turbid (76)
No clot (158)
Slight clot (61)
Big clot (2)
Uninfected group50AV = 3.710
R:2.12–8.08
AV = 123.456
R:104.6–149
AV = 691.375
R:72–4109
AV = 22.063
R:1–180
Colorless (48)
Red (1)
Clear and transparent: (49)
Slightly turbidity (1)
No clot (49)
Slight clot (1)
P value2710.0000.0010.0000.0000.0010.0010.02
  1. Note: AV: average; R: range. The P value was calculated with hypergeometric distribution of Fisher’s exact test between infected and non-infected group,
  2. P value < 0.05 was considered statistically significance