Table 4

Changes in C3, C4, anti-dsDNA, anti-C1q, SLEDAI and PGA in patients with SLE after GARDASIL vaccination

0 months2 months6 months12 monthsp Value*p Value
C3 (g/l)0.79±0.230.80±0.220.81±0.220.79±0.240.0540.78
C4 (g/l)0.15±0.070.15±0.070.15±0.070.15±0.070.880.82
Anti-dsDNA (IU/ml)131±112130±109139±114139±1140.210.33
SLEDAI score3.4±2.23.4±2.33.0±2.22.8±
PGA score0.26±0.310.28±0.380.22±0.280.34±0.580.270.35
Anti-C1q (RU/ml)16.0±1917.2±2118.1±220.550.35
  • * p Value of difference between 0 and 6 months.

  • p Value of difference between 0 and 12 months.

  • IU, international units; PGA, physician's global assessment; RU, relative units; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus; SLEDAI, SLE Disease Activity Index.