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Table 1 The CSF samples in groups (G1–G6)

From: Hepatocyte growth factor in cerebrospinal fluid differentiates community-acquired or nosocomial septic meningitis from other causes of pleocytosis

Groups 1–6 Red blood cells (×109) White blood cells (×109) C-Met binding (RU)a HSPG binding (RU)a HGF (ng/ml)
Septic community-acquired meningitis (n = 22) 200 (0.1–49,000) 400 (3.6–8400) 56 (9.6–965.3) 6.7 (0–129) 3.08 (0.58–17.51)
Aseptic/Subacute meningitis (n = 47) 2.2 (0–1820) 58 (0.6–1042) 0 (0–462) 0 (0-134) 0.59 (0.18–2.1)
Septic nosocomial meningitis (n = 33) 7000 (1–75,000) 164 (0-2000) 27.3 (0–116.4) 0 (0–81.2) 2.04 (0.125–11.59)
Nosocomial other infections (n = 76) 3500 (0–350,000) 18 (0.2-545) 0 (0–25) 0 (0–3.8) 0.57 (0–3.26)
Alzheimer’s disease (n = 20) ndb ndb 7.4 (0–26.1) 1.3 (0–16.2) 0.71 (0.43–1.47)
Normal CSF (n = 37) 0 (0–7.1) 0 (0–15.7) 0.59 (0.02–1.16)
  1. All values represent median (range)
  2. aNegative values in surface plasmon resonance are reported as 0
  3. b nd not