Table 3

Results of laboratory tests from lupus patients with and without UTI

Lupus with UTILupus without UTI
Results are shown as No (%)
LA, lupus anticoagulant; aCL, anticardiolipin antibodies; IgM, immunoglobulin M; IgG, immunoglobulin G.
Leucocytes <3×109l10/25 (40)15/25 (60)
Platelets <100×109l5/26 (19)21/26 (81)
C3 <790 mg/l42/364 (12)322/364 (88)
C4 <160 mg/l35/304 (12)269/304 (88)
nDNA >100 IU/ml14/48 (29)34/48 (71)
ANA >1/80 IU/ml17/29 (59)24/54 (44)
SS-A/Ro >8 IU/ml23/29 (79)37/50 (74)
SS-B/La >8 IU/ml23/29 (79)35/50 (70)
Sm >15 IU/ml18/29 (62)30/51 (59)
RPO >20 IU/ml5/29 (17)8/52 (15)
LA (+)2/29 (7)5/52 (10)
aCL (IgM & IgG) >15–20 IU1/29 (3)4/52 (8)