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Table 5 Pearson’s correlation analyses between biofilm formation and laboratory data

From: Investigation of biofilm production and its association with genetic and phenotypic characteristics of OM (osteomyelitis) and non-OM orthopedic Staphylococcus aureus

 Total (mean ± SD, rho, P)aOM (mean ± SD, rho, P)aNon-OM (mean ± SD, rho, P)a
CRP value49.4 ± 80.2 (n = 109), −0.098, 0.31234.6 ± 71.8 (n = 52), −0.294, 0.03462.8 ± 85.0 (n = 57), 0.082, 0.545
ESR value38.9 ± 31.7 (n = 110), −0.113, 0.24030.2 ± 29.5 (n = 54), −0.287, 0.03547.2 ± 31.6 (n = 56), 0.098, 0.475
WBC value8.6 ± 4.3 (n = 118), −0.031, 0.7438.8 ± 4.7 (n = 57), −0.041, 0.7648.4 ± 3.9 (n = 61), −0.025, 0.846
ANC value6.3 ± 4.2 (n = 118), 0.002, 0.9876.3 ± 4.6 (n = 57), −0.013, 0.9266.2 ± 3.9 (n = 61), 0.018, 0.891
  1. Significant differences are in italics
  2. aPearson’s correlation analyses between laboratory data and biofilm formation (OD492)