Abstract P104 Table 1

Clinical characteristics at admission

Pneumonia(n = 64)COPD(n = 163)Asthma(n = 97)
Antibiotics given (%)1007658
Oral antibiotics (%)947557
Intravenous antibiotics (%)671810
Oral corticosteroid therapy (%)318791
Blood leucocytes (×109 cells/l)*14.1 (7.5)10.1 (4.9)10.8 (4.4)
Blood neutrophils (×109 cells/l)*12.4 (7.1)7.5 (4.8)7.7 (4.4)
C-reactive protein (mg/l)*187 (158)17 (34)9 (21)
Procalcitonin (ng/ml)*1.25 (2.90)0.05 (0.07)0.03 (0.04)
  • *Median (interquartile range).