TABLE 3

Inflammatory markers before colonoscopy

Control (n = 9)CDUC
Ileitis (n = 14)Remission (n = 7)Pancolitis (n = 5)Distal UC (n = 4)Remission (n = 5)
C-reactive protein (mg/l)2 ± 230 ± 22*3 ± 214 ± 10*21 ± 312 ± 1
Leukocytes (per μl)5935 ± 15828432 ± 48376128 ± 172910,503 ± 2998*9400 ± 38657267 ± 2820
  • * P < 0.05 compared with controls.