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Table 1 Caspase-cleaved CK18 (U/l), total CK18 (U/l) and their ratio in serum and bile samples.

From: Total and caspase-cleaved cytokeratin 18 in chronic cholecystitis: A prospective study

   Group A Group B Two-tailed p
Serum Caspase-cleaved CK18 (U/l) 292.550 ± 192.121 207.356 ± 139.373 0.231
  Total CK18 (U/l) 579.100 ± 372.171 431.286 ± 183.045 0.257
  Ratio: Caspase-cleaved CK18/total CK18 0.581 ± 0.173 0.583 ± 0.503 0.130
Bile Caspase-cleaved CK18 (U/l) 963.280 ± 308.69 1490.571 ± 1045.862 0.186
  Total CK18 (U/l) 3292.360 ± 3041.213 5305.875 ± 2177.843 0.160
  Ratio: Caspase-cleaved CK18/total CK18 1.319 ± 2.288 0.598 ± 1.083 0.770
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation. The comparisons were performed by Mann-Whitney U-test.