Table 2

Serum liver fibrosis markers and liver IL-17 Expression of ASC, CHB, and LC
Group n Serum collagen IV Serum LN Serum HA Serum procollagen (PIIINP) Liver IL-17 expression
- + ++ +++
ASC 35 109.16 ± 20.17 93.05 ± 11.01 91.96 ± 18.13 8.49 ± 1.77 4 16 10 5
CHB 57 255.33 ± 10.76* 104.26 ± 12.73* 147.153 ± 16.8* 14.60 ± 4.66* 2 15 23 17
LC 31 396.71 ± 11. 49*# 360.87 ± 10.40*# 343.30 ± 16.16*# 26.00 ± 6.09*# 1 4 9 17

Compared with ASC, *P < 0.001; compared with CHB,#P < 0.001.

Du et al.

Du et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:40   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-40

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