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Table 1 The demographic, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of the FMF patients, and the sepsis patients

From: Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor and tumor necrosis factor-α in combination is a useful diagnostic biomarker to distinguish familial Mediterranean fever from sepsis

Characteristic FMF patients (n = 28) Sepsis patients (n = 22) Healthy controls (n = 118)
Age at onset, years 24 (9–48)   
Age at diagnosis, years 40 (29–50) 59 (44–71) 56 (47–65)
Female, n (%) 19 (68) 12 (54) 11 (58)
Serum CRP, mg/L 63 (44–99)* 116 (99–148)**  
SOFA score   3 (2.8–4.3)  
DIC, n (%) 0 (0) 3 (18)  
MAS, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
M694I mutation, n (%) 11 (39)   
Typical FMF, n (%) 21 (75)   
  1. CRP C-reactive protein; SOFA sequential organ failure assessment; DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation; MAS macrophage activation syndrome. *n = 6, **n = 10