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Table 3 Comparison between interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein between control subjects and subgroups

From: Study of the relation between serum levels of long-acting penicillin and the inflammatory markers: C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in patients with chronic rheumatic heart disease

  Control (group C) (n = 10) Whole patients (A and B groups) (n = 80) Group A (on LAP) (n = 70) Group B (not on LAP) (n = 10) p value
mean ± SD mean ± SD mean ± SD
CRP (mg/dL) 2500 ± 3919 9166 ± 5151 8419 ± 4935 14400 ± 3375 < 0.0001
IL-6 (ppb) 3.600 ± 2.319 37.83 ± 47.30 25.22 ± 33.50 126.1 ± 33.76 < 0.0001
  1. LAP long-acting penicillin, CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 interleukin-6, SD standard deviation