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Table 2 Laboratory results of the studied groups

From: Signs of neuroinflammation outweigh neurodegeneration as predictors for early conversion to MS

Lab test Group 1 Group 2 p-value CIS group p-value
CIS
N = 22
1st attack MS
N = 20
MS convertors
N = 9
MS non-convertors
N = 13
 
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Serum chitinase3 like 1 pg/ml# mean 30237.06 55663.68 *0.038 42347.1429 29328.3333 *0.039
SD 17905.20 46314.23 36817.45316 16102.4601
CSF n = 15 CIS
N = 10
1st attack MS
N = 5
p-value MS convertors
N = 6
MS non-convertors
N = 4
p-value
IgG index Positive 8 (80%) 3 (60%) 0.40 6 (100%) 2 (50%) 0.74
OCB Positive 7 (70%) 3 (60%) 0.698 6 (100%) 1 (25%) *0.033