Table 2

 Distribution of lymphocytes and neutrophils in patients with medical emergencies

Culture statusNeutrophils(×109/l)Index test: lymphocytes (×109/l)Total
0.00–0.240.25–0.490.50–0.740.75–0.991.00–1.491.50–1.99⩾2.00
The numbers of patients in each stratum of lymphocytes and neutrophils examined are shown.
Not cultured0.0–4.9331112905031431126917665403
5.0–9.9322135818601916146317426807
10.0–14.9141292032464232272671509
15.0–19.97266368624344313
⩾20.05112024171624117
Total914901157170138493018384314149
No significant bacteraemia0.0–4.9561181812063682602311420
5.0–9.9562654155128215285013098
10.0–14.9241612172463781741541354
15.0–19.9126997861384857507
⩾20.014305248553836273
Total1626439621098176010489796652
Significant bacteraemia0.0–4.91613113126566
5.0–9.925364731331211195
10.0–14.982923262483121
15.0–19.9816237113371
⩾20.06172191221077
Total6311112576923132530