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Table 1 Laboratory Parameters

From: Serum heparan sulfate levels are elevated in endotoxemia

   Time Point of Measurement  
  Baseline 3 h after Endotoxin 6 h after Endotoxin
WBC [1000/mm3]    
Endotoxin* 8.4 ± 3.7 5.3 ± 1.7# 1.5 ± 0.3#
Control 7.6 ± 1.9 8.2 ± 3.1 9.0 ± 3.2
PLT [1000/mm3]    
Endotoxin* 270.6 ± 35.9 191.6 ± 80.9 93.0 ± 35.5#
Control 307.0 ± 132.5 254.7 ± 135.5 206.7 ± 70.5
IL6 [pg/ml]    
Endotoxin* 2.3 ± 4.7 n.d. 3810.6 ± 90.6#
Control* 2.0 ± 1.2 n.d. 75.2 ± 67.1
TNF-α [pg/ml]    
Endotoxin* 196.3 ± 116.7 n.d. 1921.2 ± 512.4#
Control 106.9 ± 36.6 n.d. 136.9 ± 293.3
Hb [g/dl]    
Endotoxin 8.4 ± 0.8 9.0 ± 0.7 8.5 ± 1.5
Control 9.2 ± 0.5 9.0 ± 0.5 9.0 ± 0.5
  1. * Significant intragroup changes over time (p < 0.05).
  2. # Significant differences between groups at the referring time points of measurement (p < 0.05).
  3. n.d. not done; WBC = White Blood Cell Count; PLT = Platelet Count; IL6 = Interleukin-6; TNF-α = Tumor-Necrosis-Factor alpha; Hb = Hemoglobin