Table 2

The results of immunohistochemistry examination in group A and group B
Positive part IgG IgM IgA C3c C3d C1q
Group A (n = 40) capillary lumens 0.95 ± 1.11 (52.5%) 0 0 0.03 ± 0.16 (3.33%) 3.00 ± 0.00 (100%)a 0
Group B (n = 34) capillary lumens 2.94 ± 0.24 (100%)b 0 0 0.29 ± 0.58(23.5%)b 3.00 ± 0.00 (100%) 0

Group A: patients treated with corticosteroid before biopsy.

Group B: patients treated without corticosteroid before biopsy.

aP <0.01 versus IgG and C3c in the same group; bP <0.01 versus group A.

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:109   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-109

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