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Table 2 Diagnostic performance of anti-GPL antibodies in 57 patients with rheumatoid arthritis with abnormal shadows on chest x-rays

From: Diagnostic performance of measuring antibodies to the glycopeptidolipid core antigen specific to Mycobacterium avium complex in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results from a cross-sectional observational study

  RA with MAC-PD RA without MAC-PD Total
Anti-GPL ab, positive 8 0 8
Anti-GPL ab, negative 2 47 49
Total 10 47 57
  1. Abbreviations: ab antibodies, GPL glycopeptidolipid, MAC Mycobacterium avium complex PD pulmonary disease, RA rheumatoid arthritis
  2. Variables are the number of patients unless otherwise indicated