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Leucocytosis or Leucopenia: Does

White Blood Cell Count Affect

Mortality in Pediatric Intensive Care
Unit Dr. Kariadi Hospital Semarang
Tezza Dinayanti, Yusrina Istanti, M Supriatna TS, Dewi Ratih

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University

Dr. Kariadi Hospital, Semarang
To determine the effect of white blood cells count on
mortality of sepsis in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Background Dr. Kariadi Hospital Semarang.
Sepsis is a systemic inflammatory response due to
infection. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
(SIRS) is characterized by two or more symptoms
including fever or hypothermia, tachycardia, tachypnea
and leucocytosis or leucopenia. One of SIRS criteria is Retrospective study of pediatric patients diagnosed with
white blood cells count.There was no previous study SIRS and sepsis in PICU Dr.Kariadi Hospital Semarang
conducted to determine the effect of white blood cell on between January December 2016 was done. Sepsis
mortality risk in Dr. Kariadi Hospital. was diagnosed based on International Consensus
Conference on Pediatric Sepsis (ICCPS). We analyzed
the effect of white blood cells count on mortality using
Fisher Exact test by SPSS 20


Conclusion Keywords
There was no affect of mortality between leucocytosis leucopenia, leucocytosis, sepsis, mortality
and leucopenia in pediatric sepsis patients.