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Table 4 Correlation between long-acting penicillin regimen and levels of long-acting penicillin, interleukin-6, and C-reactive protein

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

  LAP every 15 days (n = 34) (48.58%) LAP every 21 days (n = 8) (11.42%) LAP every 30 days (n = 28) (40 %) p value
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
LAP (ppb) 1.070 1.326 0.4609 0.5199 0.8364 1.229 0.4203
IL-6 (ppb) 24.65 30.99 49.13 55.50 19.09 26.19 0.0795
CRP (mg/dL) 8335 5085 8969 4693 8363 4983 0.9467
  1. LAP long-acting penicillin, CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 interleukin-6, SD standard deviation