The presence of hypothermia within 24 hours of sepsis diagnosis predicts persistent lymphopenia.

@article{Drewry2015ThePO,
  title={The presence of hypothermia within 24 hours of sepsis diagnosis predicts persistent lymphopenia.},
  author={Anne M. Drewry and Brian M. Fuller and Lee P. Skrupky and Richard S Hotchkiss},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1165-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether hypothermia within 24 hours of sepsis diagnosis is associated with development of persistent lymphopenia, a feature of sepsis-induced immunosuppression. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING A 1,200-bed university-affiliated tertiary care hospital. PATIENTS Adult patients diagnosed with bacteremia and sepsis within 5 days of hospital admission between January 1, 2010, and July 31, 2012. INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS Leukocyte… CONTINUE READING
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