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Table 4 Comparative analysis of the proportions of cases with the three individual molecular forms of uNGAL across the different groups

From: The different molecular forms of urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin present in dogs with urinary diseases

  Monomer Dimer NGAL/MMP-9 (+)
RF(all) 73.1% (30/41) 26.8% (11/41) 50% (20/40)
RF- 42.5% (17/40) 22.5% (9/40) 85.3% (35/41)
p 0.005* 0.651 0.001*
PYU(all) 69.4% (25/36) 41.2% (15/36) 77.8% (28/36)
PYU- 48.9% (22/45) 11.1% (5/45) 60% (27/45)
p 0.063 0.002* 0.89
RF 75% (18/24) 20.8% (5/24) 79.1% (19/24)
PYU 68.4% (13/19) 47.4% (9/19) 63.6% (12/19)
p 0.633 0.065 0.245
RF-PYU 70.1% (12/17) 35.3% (6/17) 94.1% (16/17)
PYU 68.4% (13/19) 47.4% (9/19) 63.6% (12/19)
p 0.888 0.463 0.044*
  1. The data was analyzed by χ2 test. *indicates a significant difference - found (p<.05. RF (all) azotemia; PYU(all): pyuria; RF: azotemia without pyuria; RF-PYU: azotemia with pyuria; PYU: pyuria without azotemia.