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Table 3 Comparison of laboratory findings between group TMP and group TMN during the first visit

From: Clinical findings of Talaromyces marneffei infection among patients with anti-interferon-γ immunodeficiency: a prospective cohort study

Variable Group TMP (N = 22) Group TMN (N = 20) P value
White cell count (*109 cells/L) 13.4 (9.3, 18.0) 7.7 (5.8, 12.0) 0.012
Absolute neutrophil count (*109 cells/L) 10.7 (6.9, 13.3) 5.1 (3.6, 11.4) 0.019
Neutrophil ratio (neut %) 0.76 (0.7, 0.9) 0.7 (0.6, 0.8) 0.120
Eosinophil count (*109 cells/L) 0.4 (0.1, 0.6) 0.1 (0.1, 0.3) 0.030
Hemoglobin (g/L) 89.7 (69.0,123.8) 111.0 (93.8129.8) 0.049
Platelet count (*109 cells/L) 310.5 (226.2485.7) 312.0 (189.0,408.0) 0.569
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (mm/h)a 98.0 (72.0, 102.0) 52.0 (15.9, 88.0) 0.008
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)b 7.7 (3.3, 15.7) 72.5 (14.9, 137.2) 0.002
Immunoglobulinc
 Ig G (g/L) 28.7 (17.5, 34.0) 17.7 (13.7, 25.8) 0.026
 Ig A (g/L) 1.1 (0.8,1.5) 1.2 (0.9,2.2) 0.400
 Ig M (g/L) 2.6 (1.5, 2.8) 2.2 (1.5,2.9) 0.880
T cell countd
 CD3+ T cell count (cells/μl) 1425.0 (109.1, 1945.0) 830.5 (355.51302.3) 0.011
 CD4+ T cell count (cells/μl) 685.0 (419.0, 965.5) 433.0 (111.3844.5) 0.247
 CD8+ T cell count (cells/μl) 631.0 (499.0, 1132.0) 333.5 (151.0, 467.0) <0.001
  1. aErythrocyte sedimentation rate data were missing for 8 patients (19%)
  2. bC-reactive protein data were missing for 12 patients (28.5%)
  3. cImmunoglobulin data were missing for 10 patients (23.8%)
  4. dT cell count data were missing for 17 patients (40.5%)
  5. Group TMP = anti-IFN-γ autoantibody-positive group
  6. Group TMN = anti-IFN-γ autoantibody-negative group