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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of PANDAS and controls

From: Oxidative stress and gut-derived lipopolysaccharides in children affected by paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections

 PANDAS (n = 30)Controls (n = 30)p value
Age9 ± 39 ± 30.949
Gender (male/female)24/624/61
Glycaemia (mg/dL)83 ± 3.7587 ± 30.617
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)101 ± 3.79112 ± 30.198
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)67 ± 2.5570 ± 20.6
BMI18 ± 217 ± 10.157
Tic disorders (presence/absence)25/50
OCD (presence/ absence)10/200
Anti-streptolisinic title (UI/mL)409 ± 2620
LPS (pg/ml)24.1 ± 9.28.1 ± 3.6< 0.001
sNOX2-dp (pg/ml)20.4 ± 8.116.3 ± 5.70.02
Zonulin (ng/ml)2.6 ± 11.7 ± 0.60.005
8-iso-PGF2α
(pmol/L)
175 ± 84106 ± 430.001