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Table 5 P value using post hoc analysis by LSD method for comparing IL6 and CRP levels in the 3 penicillin regimens

From: Colchicine ameliorates the chronic inflammatory state in patients with chronic rheumatic valvular heart disease: a pilot study

  15 Vs 21 15 Vs 30 21 Vs 30
CRP level before starting colchicine (IU/ml) 0.701 (NS) 0.002 0.005
CRP level after 1 month of regular colchicine intake (IU/ml) 0.416 (NS) 0.001 0.004
IL6 level before starting colchicine (ng/L) 0.158 (NS) 0.016 0.167 (NS)*
IL6 level after 1 month of regular colchicine intake (ng/L) 0.085 (NS) 0.020 0.296 (NS)*
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 interleukin-6
  2. *(NS) = P value > 0.05. One-way ANOVA test followed by post hoc analysis by LSD test