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Table 6 Comparison between patients with or without lymphopenia

From: Invasive mycoses in patients with connective tissue disease from Southern China: clinical features and associated factors

Characteristics Normal (n = 10) Lymphopenia (n = 22) P value
Demographic characteristics
 Interstitial pneumonia, n (%) 1(10.0) 5(22.7) 0.39
 Nephritis, n (%) 4(40.0) 15(68.2) 0.13
 Bilateral lung involvement, n (%) 4(40.0) 15(68.2) 0.13
 Co-infection, n (%) 0(0) 11(50.0) 0.01*
Laboratory data
 Anemia, n (%) 5(50.0) 15(68.2) 0.32
 Hypoalbuminemia, n (%) 5(50.0) 18(81.8) 0.06
 IgM (g/l), median (IQR) 0.9(0.4,1.1) 0.5(0.3,0.9) 0.24
 IgG (g/l), median (IQR) 16.1(8.6,17.8) 14.1(12.1,16.7) 0.83
Treatments prior to IM
 Median-to-high dose of GC, n (%) 2(20.0) 9(40.9) 0.25
 Use of immunosuppressant, n (%) 3(30.0) 12(54.5) 0.20
 Mortality, n (%) 0(0) 10(45.5) 0.01*
  1. GC glucocorticoid, IQR interquartile range
  2. *Significant