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Table 2 Biochemical characteristics of the enrolled patients, according to the degree of compromised myocardial function

From: Cardiac dysfunction in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: An Italian single-center study

Laboratory variable All Group A (n = 10) Group B (n = 22) p
White blood cells (n°/mm3) 9350 (6620–13,740) 13.740 (11.073–17.555) 7.130 (6.260–9.390) 0.001
Neutrophil (n°/mm3) 8050 (5240–11,770) 12.150 (9.470–14.630) 5.600 (4.875–8.235) 0.001
Lymphocytes (n°/mm3) 840 (650–1110) 1.005 (720–1.620) 750 (595–995) ns
Platelets (n°/mm3) 165,000 (112750–219,500) 185.500 (163.000–230.000) 144.500 (102.000–191.000) ns
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 10.8 (10.23–11.95) 10.6 (10–12) 11 (10–12) ns
Ferritin (μg/L) 875 (389.25–1498.5) 788 (374–1.924) 1.007 (419–1.470) ns
C-reactive protein (mg/L) 200.8 (119.48–279.3) 283 (261–308) 178 (92–241) 0.008
Troponin T (ng/L) 37 (14–74) 72 (40–243) 22 (8–49) 0.01
NT-proB-type Natriuretic Peptide (ng/L) 10,194.5 (1562–15,441.3) 14.825 (11.340–17.810) 5.921 (1.114–11.243) 0.01
D-Dimer (μg/L) 2777 (2126–5418) 2.855 (2.195–4.996) 2.756 (2.146–5019) ns
Iinterleukin-6 (ng/L) 159 (97–405) 253 (156–579) 110 (96–155) ns