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Table 2 Baseline plasma protein levels

From: Plasma levels of surfactant protein D and KL-6 for evaluation of lung injury in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients

  ALI/ARDS
(n = 16)
No lung injury
(n = 20)
P-value
SP-D (ng/ml) 275 [80 - 462] 140 [84 - 216] 0.09
CC16 (ng/ml) 14.3 [9.0 - 19.0] 7.7 [4.8 - 13.5] 0.03
KL-6 (U/l) 477 [287 - 636] 240 [160 - 304] 0.001
sRAGE (pg/ml) 1000 [300 - 1500] 725 [532 - 1660] 0.59
  1. ALI acute lung injury; ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome; SP-D surfactant protein D, CC16 Clara cell protein, sRAGE soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products. Values are displayed as medians with interquartile range.