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Table 3 SCIG push replacement in patients on prior IVIG

From: Delivery of subcutaneous immunoglobulin by rapid “push” infusion for primary immunodeficiency patients in Manitoba: a retrospective review

 IVIG prior
Average value prior* (range)Average value 12 months post SCIG (range)Mean difference (standard deviation)p-value
Serum IgG level (g/L; normal range 6.9–16.2)10.72 (6.76–16.80)12.22 (4.99–16.20)+ 1.50 (3.54)0.017
Antibiotic prescriptions filled3.93 (0–20)3.54 (0–16)− 0.393 (4.24)0.628
Number of hospitalizations0.31 (0–4)0.20 (0–3)− 0.114 (0.932)0.473
  1. * 6 months prior with respect to IgG trough serum levels and 12 months prior with respect to antibiotic prescriptions and hospitalizations. Values in italics indicate statistical significance as defined in methods