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Table 1 Comparison of clinical parameters according to LDH level in 57 MERS-Cov patients

From: Chest radiographic score and lactate dehydrogenase are independent risk factors linked to mortality in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) patients

Variable Group statistics
LDH N Mean Std. Deviation p-value
AST  ≤ 512 37 45.43 41.51 0.11
 > 512 20 424.55 1018.84  
ALT  ≤ 512 37 54.22 49.58 0.04
 > 512 20 138.95 166.31  
Age in years  ≤ 512 37 41.3 11.25 0.01
 > 512 20 51.6 14.97  
Ventilation days  ≤ 512 37 2.81 6.01 0.001
 > 512 20 11.8 9.56  
Chest radiographic score  ≤ 512 37 2.01 3.7 0.001
 > 512 20 11.34 5.43  
Admission days  ≤ 512 37 9.22 6.85 0.05
 > 512 20 13.55 9.08