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Table 3 Laboratory parameters and disease activity of untreated TA patients with positive or negative ASO

From: Elevated antistreptolysin O titer is closely related to cardiac mitral insufficiency in untreated patients with Takayasu arteritis

 ASO positive
n = 13
ASO negative
n = 61
P-Value
WBC(109/L)7.0 ± 1.57.3 ± 2.20.643
NE(109/L)4.7 ± 1.44.7 + 1.70.979
LY(109/L)1.9 ± 0.62.1 ± 0.80.391
RBC(1012/L)4.51 ± 0.414.5 ± 0.50.812
Hb (g/L)122.8 ± 21.9124.2 ± 19.30.809
PLT(109/L)278.6 ± 107.2265.4 ± 90.10.645
ALT (U/L)13.7 ± 10.518.2 ± 14.30.289
Cr (μmol/l)63.1 ± 12.861.2 ± 31.10.833
GLU (mmol/l)5.0 ± 0.65.2 ± 1.10.612
HCY (μmol/l)11.5 ± 3.513.9 ± 9.50.388
RF (IU/ml)6.5 (4.0,10.6)5.2 (3.1,11.7)0.222
IL-6 (pg/ml)16.2 (3.3, 29.4)5.1 (2.3, 12.5)0.157
TNF-α (pg/ml)9.6 (5.8, 22.6)20.3 (7.7, 48.7)0.210
IgA (g/L)3.2 ± 1.42.5 ± 1.30.086
IgG (g/L)16.6 ± 4.112.9 ± 3.70.002
IgM (g/L)1.5 ± 0.61.4 ± 1.00.823
IgE (g/L)35.6 (14.3, 176.7)17.0 (9.7, 87.3)0.151
C3 (g/L)1.3 ± 0.31.2 ± 0.20.188
C4 (g/L)0.2 ± 0.10.2 ± 0.10.657
ESR (mm/1 h)23.0 (9.0, 72.0)18.0 (8.0, 39.0)0.352
CRP (mg/L)4.5 (1.8, 23.6)2.2 (0.4, 21.5)0.334
Kerr Score2.5 ± 0.72.4 ± 0.70.484
ITAS8.9 ± 6.08.2 ± 4.80.682
  1. Note: WBC white blood cell; LY lymphocyte; NE neutrophil; PLT platelet; RBC red blood cell; Hb hemoglobin; ALT alanine aminotransferase; Cr creatinine; GLU Glucose; HCY homocysteine; RF rheumatoid factor; IL interleukin; TNF tumor necrosis factor; Ig immunoglobulin; C3 complement 3; C4 complement 4; ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP C-reactive protein