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Table 1 The clinical characteristics of participants

From: Increased activity of the complement system in cerebrospinal fluid of the patients with Non-HIV Cryptococcal meningitis

  Ctrl CM p value
Gender, M/F 9/4 28/14 0.5740
Age (means ± SEM, years old) 46.38 ± 11.15 44.86 ± 14.14 0.7233
Blood WBC (means ± SEM, 106/mm3) 6.98 ± 2.67 8.20 ± 3.75 0.2981
CSF WBC (median, 103/mm3) 2 9 0.0022
CSF Protein (median, mg/l) 387.5 883 0.0006
Blood Sugar (median, mmol/l) 5.4 6.9 0.5631
CSF Glucose (median, mmol/l) 2.65 2.70 0.4762
CSF Chloride (median, mmol/l) 121 120 0.3703
  1. CM: cryptococcal meningitis group
  2. Ctrl: control group