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Table 1 Correlation between expression of mtDNA and laboratory parameters in 54 patients with RA

From: Extracellular mitochondrial DNA and oxidatively damaged DNA in synovial fluid of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Analyte Presence of mtDNA No. of patients (%) RF+ Erosivity ExART CRP (mg/l) TPC (×109/l) LPC (×109/l)
Synovial fluid Yes 38 (70%) 33 (87%) 32 (84%) 13 (34%) n.d. n.d. 7.8 ± 0.5
  No 16 (30%) 10 (63%) 10 (63%) 4 (25%) n.d. n.d. 8.6 ± 0.8
Blood Yes 30 (56%) 24 (80%) 26 (87%) 8 (27%) 38 ± 6 354 ± 25 7.9 ± 0.6
  No 24 (44%) 19 (79%) 16 (67%) 7 (29%) 45 ± 12 357 ± 29 8.1 ± 0.6
  1. RA, rheumatoid arthritis; RF, rheumatoid factor; ExART, having extra-articular manifestations of RA; CRP, C-reactive protein; TPC, thrombocyte particle count; LPC, leukocyte particle count, n.d., not done.