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Table 10 Intestinal Health Markers.

From: Gastrointestinal flora and gastrointestinal status in children with autism – comparisons to typical children and correlation with autism severity

  Autism/Aspergers Control P-value
RBC 5.2%
(0.10 ± 0.55)
7.7%
(0.08 ± 0.27)
n.s.
pH 6.46 ± 0.51 6.49 ± 0.29 n.s.
Occult Blood 3.4% 7.7% n.s.
  1. Red blood cells (RBC) reference range listed numerically with 0 = none, 1 = rare, 2 = few, 3 = moderate and 4 = many. Occult blood listed as percentage of cases with positive findings of occult blood.