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Table 3 Spearman’s rank correlations between fecal biomarkers and Lichtiger Index by inflammation location

From: Extent of disease affects the usefulness of fecal biomarkers in ulcerative colitis

  FC FIT FL
All cases (n = 125) 0.532
p < 0.001
0.531
p < 0.001
0.528
p < 0.001
Pancolitis (n = 50) 0.465
p = 0.002
0.397
p = 0.002
0.444
p < 0.001
Left-sided colitis (n = 49) 0.674
p < 0.001
0.698
p < 0.001
0.679
p < 0.001
Proctitis (n = 16) 0.191
p = 0.473
0.368
p = 0.160
0.133
p = 0.620
  1. FC fecal calprotectin, FIT fecal immunochemical test for hemoglobin, FL fecal lactoferrin