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Table 4 Biochemical and demographic characteristics of RF patients according to MBL2 gene (rs1800450) genotypes

From: MBL2 gene polymorphism rs1800450 and rheumatic fever with and without rheumatic heart disease: an Egyptian pilot study

   RF patients
   AA AB+BB
Age (years) 14.44 ± 0.30 14.35 ± 0.55
ASOT (IU/ml) 64.5 (19–139.5) 113 (28–189)
1st-h ESR (mm/h) 17 (11–25) 23.5 (14–42.25)
CRP (mg/l) 5.1 (3.5–6.8) 6.2 (5.1–7.9)
C3 (mg/dl) 122.5 (112.8–135.0) 134 (110.8–146)
C4 (mg/dl) 32 (26–36) 25 (19.75–30.25) a
MBL (ng/ml) 1544 (1328–1906) 412.9 (338–501.2) a
  1. Data are presented in mean ± SE or median (inter-quartile range)
  2. a significant difference between AB+BB and AA at p < 0.05