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Table 2 Relationship between hyperserotonemia and the increased frequency of serum anti-MBP auto-antibodies in autistic children.

From: A lack of association between hyperserotonemia and the increased frequency of serum anti-myelin basic protein auto-antibodies in autistic children

Patients with
autism
(n = 50)
Patients with normal serum serotonin
(n = 4)
Patients with elevated serum serotonin
(n = 46)
χ2
(P)
Patients with normal serum anti-MBP
(n = 10)
1 (25%) 9 (19.6%) 0.07
Patients with elevated serum anti-MBP
(n = 40)
3 (75%) 37 (80.4%) (0.6)
  1. Anti-MBP, anti-myelin basic protein antibodies.