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Table 2 Total IgG, IgG subclasses and specific anti-PCP IgG in the 2 groups of 6 week-old infants

From: Immunoglobulin G passive transfer from mothers to infants: total IgG, IgG subclasses and specific antipneumococcal IgG in 6-week Malawian infants exposed or unexposed to HIV

   HEU group (n = 40) HUU group (n = 40) P values
Total IgG g/l 6.87 (6.13–7.90) 5.79 (5.06–7.14) 0.006
IgG1 g/l 5.48 (4.73–5.92) 4.67 (3.46–5.73) 0.014
IgG2 g/l 0.376 (0.344–0.523) 0.485 (0.374–0.781) 0.037
IgG3 g/l 0.162 (0.110–0.188) 0.164 (0.112–0.271) 0.225
IgG4 g/l 0.034 (0.200–0.775) 0.040 (0.026–0.081) 0.438
anti-PCP IgG mg/l 8.9 (5.4–15.1) 16.2 (9.61–25.8) 0.001
anti PCP IgG2 mg/l 2.69 (1.80–4.29) 4.47 (2.96–5.71) 0.002