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Table 3 Results of laboratory examination

From: Analysis of the predicting factors of recurrent wheezing in infants

  Without Recurrent Wheezing
(n = 83)
With Recurrent Wheezing
(n = 62)
P
Ig E positive to antigen, N (%) 17 (20.48) 8 (12.90) 0.232
Ig G positive to antigen, N (%) 44 (53.01) 32 (51.61) 0.867
Serum Ig E (IU/mL), mean ± SD 44.58 ± 92.24 43.71 ± 80.44 0.978
CRP(mg/L), median (quartiles) 1 (1, 1) 1 (1, 4) 0.168
Ferritin (μg/L), mean ± SD 136.39 ± 199.22 164.77 ± 160.97 0.088
Hb (g/L), mean ± SD 115.02 ± 13.44 113.26 ± 13.39 0.434
WBC (×109/L), median (quartiles) 8.83 (6.99, 10.31) 8.53 (6.63, 10.13) 0.678
N (%), median (quartiles) 28 (20, 39) 25 (19, 34) 0.183
LDH (U/L), median (quartiles) 436 (355, 555) 408.5 (334, 585) 0.767
La (mmol/L), median (quartiles) 3.49 (2.46, 4.35) 3.22 (2.55, 4.16) 0.520
PCT (ng/L), median (quartiles) 0.08 (0.05, 0.1) 0.08 (0.06, 0.1) 0.116
γ-globin (g/L), mean ± SD 7.21 ± 2.63 7.29 ± 2.31 0.646
Eosinophil (%), mean ± SD 1.31 ± 1.15 3.10 ± 2.54 < 0.001
EDN (ng/mL), mean ± SD 27.36 ± 19.51 68.67 ± 55.05 < 0.001