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Table 5 Results of a correlation analysis including cellular and serological parameters as well as SLEDAI-2k

From: Differential effects of cyclophosphamide and mycophenolate mofetil on cellular and serological parameters in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

   SLEDAI-2k HLADR high CD27 ++ CD38 ++ (/μl) FLC kappa FLC lambda IgG IgA
HLADRhighCD27++CD38++ (/μl) p 0.0350      
rs 0.1547
FLCkappa p 0.0004 0.0002     
rs 0.2591 0.2760
FLClambda p 0.0002 0.0003 <0.0001    
rs 0.2726 0.2655 0.8479  
IgG p ns 0.0002 <0.0001 <0.0001   
rs   0.2703 0.5105 0.4328
IgA p ns <0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001  
rs   0.3306 0.3536 0.3950 0.3027
IgM p ns ns 0.0423 0.0117 ns ns
rs    0.1528 0.1890
  1. Data from 186 patients with SLE are shown. Results were determined by nonparametric Spearman correlation; FLC: free light chains; Ig: immunoglobulin; HLADRhighCD27++CD38++: plasmablasts; SLEDAI-2 k: SLE disease activity index; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.