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Table 3 Comparison of TB patients before treatment (n = 108) and healthy control (n = 216).

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

Marker Group Median 95% bootstrapped CI Significance
p-value
Total IgE (kU/l) Control 2160 1799 – 2835 0.016 *
  TB 2868 2514 – 4060  
  Control male 2710 1800 – 3422 0.121
  TB male 3050 2269 – 4098  
  Control female 1928 1427 – 2409 0.052
  TB female 2697 2150 – 5000  
Phadiatop Control 1,21 0.92 – 1.51 0.001 *
(PAU/l) TB 2,24 1.53 – 2.78  
  Control male 1.31 0.92 – 1.87 0.008 *
  TB male 1.98 1.18 – 3.30  
  Control female 1.02 0.65 – 1.37 0.044 *
  TB female 2.40 1.00 – 3.55  
  1. MannWhitney