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Table 1 Study participants and routine CSF analysisa

From: Neuroinflammation in Lyme neuroborreliosis affects amyloid metabolism

Group N M/F Age
years
Disease
durationb
CSF monocytes
×106/L
CSF albumin ratio CSF albumin (mg/l)
mean (range)
Cross-sectional study
Controls 22 9/13 44
(25-67)
- 1
(1 - 34)
4.65
(2.7-10.5)
222
(83 - 411)
LNB with facial palsy 19 11/8 42
(8 - 72)
21 136
(14 - 534)
16.3c
(3.8-49.9)
861c
(166 - 2850)
Bell's palsy 42 18/24 36
(16-70)
5 2
(1 - 39)
4.7d
(2.3-11.5)
206d
(114 - 569)
Follow-up study
Controls 10 6/4 63
(51-70)
- Missing data 6.4
(4.7-10.1)
302
(192 - 579)
      Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up
LNB 26 17/9 49
(12-74)
28 105
(14-590)
12
(2-21)
15c
(5.7-49.3)
6.1e
(4.7-13.6)
816c
(267-2180)
322e
(146-707)
  1. CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; LNB, Lyme neuroborreliosis; adata presented as median (range), if not stated otherwise; bany neurologic symptom including radiculitic pain before study inclusion, presented as days (median); cP < .001 vs controls; dP < .001 vs LNB; eP < .001 vs LNB baseline.