Table 1

Mean and median serum hCT concentrations for the different patient groups
Patient group Number Median Mean Standard deviation
Group 1: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis 122 4.120 5.368 5.0051
Group 2: nodular goitre and PPI therapy 73 6.060 6.341 3.9486

Group 3: nodular goitre without

PPI therapy

118 5.740 6.212 4.0923
Group 4: normal thyroid and PPI therapy 59 6.100 8.672 9.4468
Group 5: normal thyroid without PPI therapy 121 5.200 6.491 6.2806
Total 493 5.350 6.385 5.7845

Guesgen et al.

Guesgen et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:27   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-27

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