Table 7

Summary of inflammatory markers found in the stool analysis.

Autism/Aspergers

Control

P-value

% Difference


Lysozyme

(ng/ml)

334 ± 282

464 ± 337

0.04

-28%

Lactoferrin

(μg/mL

7.6 ± 18

4.4 ± 8.7

n.s.

WBC

None detected

None detected

n.s.

Mucus

1.7% Positive

(0.02 ± 0.13)

None detected

n.s.


Mucus was indicated as either negative or positive.

Adams et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2011 11:22   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-22

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