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Table 1 SV40 and sHLA-G results in MS, OIND, NIND and HS subjects

From: Serum IgG against Simian Virus 40 antigens are hampered by high levels of sHLA-G in patients affected by inflammatory neurological diseases, as multiple sclerosis

  SV40 Ab titre OD (mean ± Std error)a SV40 Ab + (%)b SHLA-G ng/ml
(mean ± Std error)a
SHLA-G + (%)b <Cut off sHLA-G (> 15 ng/ml)b
MS (63) 0.20 ± 0.01** 6* 13.9 ± 0.9 ng/ml** 100** 30***
OIND (77) 0.21 ± 0.02** 10* 6.7 ± 0.8 ng/ml 58 29***
NIND (59) 0.35 ± 0.024 15 2.9 ± 0.4 ng/ml 51 0
HS (83) 0.41 ± 0.03 22 2.6 ± 0.7 ng/ml 41 2
  1. p values: * p < 0.05; ** p 0.0001; *** p <0.001
  2. aAnova and Newman-Keuls comparison test
  3. bFisher exact test