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Table 2 Comparison of tuberculosis patients before (TBbefore) and after (TBafter) treatment (subgroup, n = 71).

From: Allergic sensitisation in tuberculosis patients at the time of diagnosis and following chemotherapy

Marker Group Median 95% bootstrapped CI Significance p
Total IgE TBbefore 2636 2078 – 3954 0.0005 *
(kU/l) TBafter 1781 1224 – 2525  
  TBbefore male 2587 1972 – 4058  
  TBafter male 1730 1154 – 2651 0.0005 *
  TBbefore female 2697 1559 – 5000  
  TBafter female 2285 925 – 3017 0.015 *
Phadiatop TBbefore 1.89 1.10 – 2.79  
(PAU/l) TBafter 1.44 0.86 – 1.99 0.0005 *
  TBbefore male 1.89 1.03 – 2.94  
  TBafter male 1.44 0.85 – 2.61 0.0005 *
  TBbefore female 1.97 0.70 – 3.98  
  TBafter female 1.34 0.36 – 2.22 0.004 *
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