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Table 1 Baseline clinical data of the screening groups (mean ± SD)

From: MicroRNA expression profile of urinary exosomes in Type IV lupus nephritis complicated by cellular crescent

Characteristic Active LNIV-CC (n = 5) Active LNIV (n = 5) Inactive LNIV (n = 4) Healthy controls (n = 3)
Age 24.6 ± 10.71 27.8 ± 12.50 28 ± 15.79 39.67 ± 10.66
Gender Female Female Female Female
eGFR (ml min−1 1.73 m−2) 91.85 ± 14.77 96.20 ± 12.78 110.55 ± 5.69 121.3 ± 13.33
Proteinuria (mg day−1) 1819 ± 973.69a,b 4080.4 ± 1878.75a 220.33 ± 178.01  
SLEDAI 12.2 ± 1.79a 13.4 ± 4.22a 2 ± 1.63  
C3 (mg dl−1) 0.44 ± 0.10 0.37 ± 0.25 0.58 ± 0.37  
C4 (mg dl−1) 0.08 ± 0.03 0.07 ± 0.05 0.14 ± 0.10  
Cr (mg dl−1) 2.11 ± 0.74 1.02 ± 0.51 0.73 ± 0.23 0.60 ± 0.1
  1. Cr, creatine; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; SLEDAI, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index
  2. ap < 0.01 compared to inactive LNIV
  3. bp < 0.05 compared to active LNIV without cellular crescents