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Table 2 Associations between cord blood IGF-1, IGFBP-3, ghrelin, and insulin levels and maternal H. pylori seropositivity

From: Maternal H. pylori seropositivity is associated with gestational hypertension but is irrelevant to fetal growth and development in early childhood

VariableSerum H. pylori IgGp value
Number (%)Seropositive (n = 20)Seronegative (n = 59)
IGF-1 < 35 (ng/ml)14 (70.0)24 (40.7)0.02
IGFBP-3 < 1120 (ng/ml)20 (100)45 (76.3)0.02
Insulin < 35 (pmol/l)17 (85.0)38 (64.4)0.10
Ghrelin > 925 (pg/ml)3 (15.0)16 (27.1)0.37