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Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics of patients and controls

From: Cerebrospinal fluid level of Nogo receptor 1 antagonist lateral olfactory tract usher substance (LOTUS) correlates inversely with the extent of neuroinflammation

  Viral meningitis Bacterial meningitis Control
Number of patients 18 14 27
Age (year) 37.6 ± 14.9 64.1 ± 21.5 44.4 ± 20.5
Sex (male/female) 6/12 5/9 15/12
  Acute phase Recovery phase Acute phase Recovery phase
Time of CSF sampling (days from onset) 3.4 ± 2.2 12.4 ± 4.8 2.5 ± 2.7 13.9 ± 7.9
CSF total protein (mg/dl) 85.3 ± 36.6 46.6 ± 21.4 298.5 ± 266.5 78.6 ± 55.8 30.8 ± 12.4
CSF cell count (μl) 185.9 ± 161.9 78.0 ± 90.0 1017.0 ± 1592.0 37.6 ± 45.0 2.4 ± 2.7
CSF LOTUS level (ng/ml) 133.5 ± 44.2 193.2 ± 83.5 114.2 ± 46.6 187.5 ± 92.1 192.1 ± 47.1