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Table 4 Leukocyte counts in CIS/eRRMS correlates to CSF-CXCL13

From: BAFF Index and CXCL13 levels in the cerebrospinal fluid associate respectively with intrathecal IgG synthesis and cortical atrophy in multiple sclerosis at clinical onset

  r r 2 p value
CIS/eRRMS    
 CSF-[CXCL13] (pg/mL) 0.79 63.2% <0.001
 BAFF Index −0.21 4.4% 0.2
IgGOB+    
 CSF-[CXCL13] (pg/mL) 0.77 59.3% <0.001
 BAFF Index −0.22 4.7% 0.3
IgGOB−    
 Csf-[CXCL13] (pg/mL) 0.34 11.6% 0.3
 BAFF Index 0.22 4.8% 0.5
  1. Subgroup analysis revealed that this correlation was confirmed only in IgGOB+ patients. Abbreviations as in Table 2. R values derived from Pearson’s single linear model are represented