Baseline clinical, anthropometric and laboratory details of 7–120 day old infants with probable serious bacterial infection.

Data are mean (± SD), median (IQR) and n (%).

aAxillary temperature >37.5°C

b ≥60 breaths per min for infants <2 months; ≥50 breaths per min for infants ≥2 months.

c Normal values of CRP in this age group is upto 10 mg/L and for PCT is 0.6 ng/mL

TLC- Total leucocyte count, CRP- C-reactive protein, PCT-Procalcitonin, SD- Standard deviation

Baseline clinical, anthropometric and laboratory details of 7–120 day old infants with probable serious bacterial infection.