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Table 7 Summary of inflammatory markers found in the stool analysis.

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

  Autism/Aspergers Control P-value % Difference
Lysozyme
(ng/ml)
334 ± 282 464 ± 337 0.04 -28%
Lactoferrin
(μg/mL
7.6 ± 18 4.4 ± 8.7 n.s.  
WBC None detected None detected n.s.  
Mucus 1.7% Positive
(0.02 ± 0.13)
None detected n.s.  
  1. Mucus was indicated as either negative or positive.