Table 2

Serum LPS activity and antibody levels to periodontal pathogens

NAMANA nonNA progMA nonMA prog
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LPS (EU/ml)42 (31–60)53 (38–74)39 (29–54)49 (34–87)50 (35–75)58 (44–73)
Aa IgA (EU)1.07 (0.78–1.73)1.15 (0.81–1.82)1.04 (0.78–1.70)1.17 (0.76–1.83)1.15 (0.81–1.83)1.15 (0.78–1.75)
Aa IgG (EU)2.69 (1.94–3.92)2.30 (1.61–3.47)2.70 (2.05–3.95)2.65 (1.88–3.78)2.44 (1.68–3.69)2.07 (1.47–3.33)
Pg IgA (EU)0.58 (0.32–0.91)0.81 (0.37–1.40)0.56 (0.32–0.88)0.58 (0.33–1.19)0.79 (0.33–1.40)0.85 (0.42–1.89)
Pg IgG (EU)5.23 (4.25–6.13)5.27 (4.26–7.05)5.52 (4.25–6.29)4.94 (4.24–5.87)*5.39 (4.38–6.91)5.12 (4.11–7.51)
  • *P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.01;

  • P ≤ 0.001. Aa, A. actinomecetemcomitans; MA, microalbuminuria; NA, normoalbuminuria; non, nonprogressors; Pg, P. gingivalis; prog, progressors.