Table 3.

Signs of GBS infection (n[%])

YesNoNo
Information
Clinical signs of infection85 (72)27 (23)6 (5)
Laboratory signs of infection
Thrombocytopenia
<150 000/μL
63 (53)52 (44)3 (3)
Leukocytopenia
<10 000/μL
97 (82)17 (14)4 (4)
I:T ratio >.1671 (60)21 (18)26 (22)
CRP >1.0 mg/dL61 (52)22 (19)35 (30)
GBS-positive cultures
Blood45 (38)62 (53)11 (9)
Tracheal aspirate27 (23)33 (28)58 (49)
Gastric aspirate28 (24)17 (14)73 (62)
Skin/rectal/oral swab92 (78)10 (8)16 (14)
Cerebrospinal fluid4 (3)19 (16)95 (81)