Table 1.

Descriptive statistics in CSF and blood in the reference group.

Age, monthsLactate, mmol/LPyruvate, μmol/LL/P ratio, mmol/mmol
CSFBloodCSFBloodCSFBlood
Boys (n = 114)
 Median22.81.51.31101241311
 Range0.3–1870.9–2.20.5–2.259–19759–2177–237–22
Girls (n = 83)
 Median28.91.41.41091221311
 Range0.2–1870.6–2.10.5–2.268–21250–2038–236–26
Total (n = 197)
 Median25.61.51.31101241311
 Range0.2–1870.6–2.20.5–2.259–21250–2177–236–26