TABLE 3

Laboratory results at diagnosis

VariableAsthmatics (n=37)Controls (n=75)p-valueAvailable data n (asthmatics, controls)
Leucocytes mm−36990 (5710–9020)6690 (5330–9483)0.71937, 74
Haemoglobin g·dL−113.0 (12.3–14.7)13.5 (12.6–14.6)0.81937, 74
Platelets mm−3213 000 (159 000–239 000)206 000 (165 000–254 000)0.69937, 74
Neutrophils mm−35225 (2835–6910)5160 (3815–7698)0.88336, 74
Eosinophils mm−30 (0–0)0 (0–0)0.25436, 74
Lymphocytes mm−31205 (738–1475)890 (623–1308)0.15136, 74
Fibrinogen g·L−15.2 (4.2–6.2)6.1 (5.1–7.2)0.00235, 73
D-dimers μg·L−1810 (483–1180)1080 (680–1508)0.32934, 64
CRP mg·L−151 (27–116)86 (51–174)0.04037, 75
LDH UI/L283 (235–359)392 (311–512)0.00531, 66
CPK UI/L100 (62–160)189 (84–390)0.24533, 71
ASAT UI/L38 (25–62)51 (39–73)0.02233, 69
ALAT UI/L30 (23–47)37 (27–64)0.05834, 71
Bilirubin mg·L−16 (4–8)9 (6–13)0.15734, 71
Troponin T HS ng·L−16 (4–13)12 (8–21)0.11931, 63
NT-pro BNP ng·L−1131 (52–214)230 (54–1713)0.74521, 44
Ferritin ng·mL−1632 (460–985)1626 (903–3031)0.0348, 15
PaO2 in room air mmHg68 (62–83)63 (52–74)0.01029, 61
PaCO2 in room air mmHg34 (32–38)35 (32–38)0.76229, 61

Data are expressed as median (IQR). IQR is presented as first quartile (Q1) – third quartile (Q3).

ALAT: alanine aminotransferase; ASAT: aspartate transaminase; CPK: creatine phosphokinase; CRP: C-Reactive Protein; IQR: interquartile range; LDH: lactate dehydrogenase; Nt-pro BNP: N-terminal pro–B-type natriuretic peptide; PaCO2: arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide; PaO2: arterial partial pressure of oxygen; Troponin T HS: high-sensitive cardiac troponin T.