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Table 2 Baseline MLR, NLR, and PLR for subsequent IGRA converters and IGRA-negative participants

From: The potential of CBC-derived ratios (monocyte-to-lymphocyte, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, and platelet-to-lymphocyte) to predict or diagnose incident TB infection in Tanzanian adolescents

Group n Mean S.D. Q1 Q3 p-value
MLR
 IGRA Negatives 98 0.18 0.05 0.15 0.21 Reference
 All Converters 47 0.17 0.06 0.13 0.20 0.10
 Early Converters 18 0.18 0.07 0.13 0.22 0.56
 Late Converters 29 0.16 0.06 0.13 0.18 0.07
 Transient Converters 25 0.16 0.04 0.13 0.18 0.03
 Persistent Converters 22 0.18 0.08 0.14 0.22 0.73
NLR
 IGRA Negatives 98 1.02 0.40 0.74 1.22 Reference
 All Converters 47 0.88 0.42 0.56 1.21 0.08
 Early Converters 18 0.93 0.42 0.62 1.25 0.35
 Late Converters 29 0.85 0.42 0.50 1.20 0.09
 Transient Converters 25 0.91 0.39 0.68 1.69 0.38
 Persistent Converters 22 0.85 0.45 0.48 1.10 0.06
PLR
 IGRA Negatives 98 120 46 96 135 Reference
 All Converters 47 115 50 82 152 0.28
 Early Converters 18 119 58 89 136 0.41
 Late Converters 29 113 45 80 158 0.40
 Transient Converters 25 112 43 79 155 0.22
 Persistent Converters 22 119 57 87 142 0.69
  1. S.D. standard deviation, Q1 first quartile (25th percentile), Q3 third quartile (75th percentile)