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Table 2 Comparison of fecal calprotectin levels in infants with a milk protein allergy before and after intervention (n = 90)

From: Can fecal calprotectin levels be used to monitor infant milk protein allergies?

  Nonallergic group Allergic group *Wilcoxon *p #Wilcoxon #p Wilcoxon p
Before intervention First visit Second visit
FC (median, 5th–95th, μg/g) 141 (41–373) 410 (168–1739) 253 (105–1089) 160 (34–699) − 7.884 < 0.001 − 8.239 < 0.001 − 8.173 < 0.001
Eosinophils (median, 5th–95th, 106) 50 (50–648) 655 (231–1770) 495 (235–1129) 330 (161–828) − 6.679 < 0.001 − 7.959 < 0.001 − 7.962 < 0.001
  1. FC: fecal calprotectin; 5th–95th: 5–95 percentile
  2. p < 0.05 was considered significant
  3. *Comparison between the first follow-up visit and before the intervention, #Comparison between the second follow-up visit and before the intervention, Comparison between the second and the first visit