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Table 3 Lipid parameters in septic patients and controls

From: High-density lipoprotein (HDL) particle size and concentration changes in septic shock patients

Lipid profile at day 1 Septic shock (n = 20) Non-septic patients (n = 20) p
Total cholesterol, mmol/l 2.1 [1.6–2.7] 4.0 [3.1–4.8] < 0.0001
mg/dl 82 [62–105] 156 [121–187]
LDL-C, mmol/l 1.0 [0.8–1.6] 2.3 [1.4–2.9] 0.001
mg/dl 39 [31–62] 89 [54–112]
HDL-C (mmol/l) 0.4 [0.3–0.7] 1.3 [1.0–1.5] <0.0001
mg/dl 15 [12–27] 50 [39–58]
Triglycerides, mmol/l 0.9 [0.7–1.7] 1.0 [0.7–1.2] 0.69
mg/dl 80 [62–150] 88 [62–106]
Apolipoprotein-A1, mg/l 916 [315–2543] 2482 [1428–5518] 0.05
Lipid profile at day 2 Septic shock (n = 18) Non-septic patients (n = 19) p
Total cholesterol, mmol/l 1.8 [1.2–2.9] 3.2 [2.7–3.9] 0.001
mg/dl 70 [47–113] 125 [105–152]
LDL-C, mmol/l 0.9 [0.4–1.5] 1.5 [1.1–2.2] 0.02
mg/dl 35 [15–58] 58 [43–86]
HDL-C, mmol/l 0.3 [0.2–0.6] 1.0 [0.9–1.4] <0.0001
mg/dl 12 [8–24] 39 [35–54]
Triglycerides, mmol/l 1.4 [0.9–1.7] 1.0 [0.8–1.1] 0.16
mg/dl 124 [80–150] 88 [71–97]
Apolipoprotein-A1, mg/l 787 [357–2234] 1562 [965–3101] 0.22
Lipid profile at day 7 Septic shock (n = 15) Non–septic patients (n = 12) p
Total cholesterol, mmol/l 2.7 [1.7–3.5] 3.4 [2.2–3.8] 0.29
mg/dl 105 [66–136] 132 [86–148]
LDL-C, mmol/l 1.5 [0.9–2.0] 1.8 [1.4–2.5] 0.38
mg/dl 58 [35–77] 70 [54–97]
HDL-C, mmol/l 0.4 [0.3–0.6] 0.7 [0.5–1.2] 0.04
mg/dl 15 [12–24] 27 [19–46]
Triglycerides, mmol/l 1.3 [1.1–1.6] 1.0 [0.9–1.5] 0.25
mg/dl 115 [97–142] 88 [80–133]
Apolipoprotein-A1, mg/l 1340 [391–1922] 962 [508–3752] 0.98
  1. Results are expressed as medians (IQR). The statistical differences were analyzed by a Mann–Whitney test