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Table 1 LRINEC score

From: Necrotizing fasciitis and meningitis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 9 N: a case report

Test   Points
C-reactive protein (mg/L) < 150 0
> 150 4
White blood cell count (×109/L) < 15 0
15–25 1
> 25 2
Hemoglobin (g/dL) > 13.5 0
11–13.5 1
< 11 2
Sodium (mmol/L) > 135 0
< 135 2
Creatinine (μmol/L) < 141 0
> 141 2
Glucose (mmol/L) < 10 0
> 10 1
  1. Patients with soft tissue infection and an LRINEC score of 6 or higher should be carefully evaluated for the presence of necrotizing fasciitis