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Table 3 Association of PMN elastase levels and ENR with laboratory parameters of patients with myositis

From: Correlation of PMN elastase and PMN elastase-to-neutrophil ratio with disease activity in patients with myositis

 PMN elastaseENR
 IIMsDMPMIIMsDMPM
Muscle enzymes
 CK0.308**0.339**0.2290.289**0.332** 
 LDH0.366**0.386**0.2110.287*0.295*0.307
 ALT0.437***0.406***0.2880.343**0.296*0.251
 AST0.438***0.454***0.230.419***0.442***0.197
Inflammation marker
 CRP0.35**0.346*0.1940.329**0.357**0
 ESR0.315**0.292**0.1460.362**0.4**0.006
 C40.110.020.1680.1590.121− 0.077
 C3− 0.023− 0.0640.2140.010.017− 0.068
 Neutrophil0.286**0.339**0.284− 0.174− 0.104− 0.132
 Lymphocyte− 0.275− 0.279− 0.314− 0.388− 0.432***− 0.241
 NLR0.443***0.485**0.361*0.207*0.291*0.005
  1. Data were analysed using the Spearman’s rank correlation
  2. ENR PMN elastase-to-netrophil ratio, CK creatine phosphokinase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALT alanine aminotransferase, LDH lactate dehydrogenase, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C4 complement fraction 4, C3 complement fraction 3, NLR the ratio of neutrophil count to lymphocyte count