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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Performance of Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-8 serum levels in pediatric oncology patients with neutropenia and fever for the assessment of low-risk

number of patients (n) 69
sex (m/w) 42/27
age at diagnosis (median, range) 7 8/12 yrs. (1 month – 20 years)
leukemia (n) 25
   ALL 21
   AML 1
   JMML 1
   AML-Relapse, after SCT 2
solid tumors (n) 39
   brain tumor 5
   bone tumor 4
   Hodgkin's disease 3
   NHL 10
   others 17
hematological disorders (n) 5
   after SCT 4
   no SCT 1
  1. ALL: acute lymphatic leukemia; AML: acute myeloid leukemia; SCT: stem cell transplantation; NHL: Non-Hodgkin's-lymphoma.