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Table 4 Fecal calprotectin levels of Henoch–Schönlein purpura patients different clinical manifestations

From: Fecal calprotectin as a marker of gastrointestinal involvement in pediatric Henoch–Schönlein purpura patients: a retrospective analysis

Variable Fecal calprotectin (mg/kg) P value
Gastrointestinal involvement (no: yes) 77.4 ± 97.6 379.9 ± 399.8 0.000*
Site of gastrointestinal involvement (upper: lower) 214.7 ± 150.5 581.8 ± 510.1 0.008*
HSP recurrence (no: yes) 216.5 ± 361.5 325.3 ± 299.8 0.218
Gastrointestinal symptom recurrence (no: yes) 218.1 ± 349.4 344.0 ± 319.5 0.176
Stool occult blood result (negative: positive) 149.3 ± 170.4 569.3 ± 518.2 0.004*
  1. HSP Henoch–Schönlein purpura
  2. *Significant findings at P < 0.05