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Table 2 The results of SCF and c-kit concentrations in the supgroups og aspirin hypersensitive and tolerant patients, patients with and without nasal polyps and atopic and nonatopic asthmatics.

From: Stem cell factor and its soluble receptor (c-kit) in serum of asthmatic patients- correlation with disease severity

SCF (pg/ml) c-kit (ng/ml)
Aspirin hypersensitive (n = 42) Aspirin tolerant (n = 46) P value Aspirin hypersensitive (n = 23) Aspirin tolerant (n = 40) P value
959,1 +/- 44 980 +/- 50 Ns 76,9 +/- 6,8 71,7 +/- 5,7 ns
With nasal polyps (n = 33) Without nasal polyps (n = 55) P value With nasal polyps (n = 14) Without nasal polyps (n = 49) P value
928 +/- 42,4 992 +/- 47,8 Ns 83,5 +/- 80 70,3 +/- 51,6 0,049
Atopic (n = 67) Nonatopic (n = 21) P value Atopic (n = 44) Nonatopic (n = 19) P value
949,9 +/- 38 1033 +/- 65 ns 67,5 +/- 5,03 87 +/- 8,02 0,028