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Table 4 Correlations between total adenosine deaminase (tADA), and isoenzymes ADA1 and ADA2, with the inflammatory biomarker used in each species. Spearman correlation coefficients (r) are expressed

From: Characterization of total adenosine deaminase activity (ADA) and its isoenzymes in saliva and serum in health and inflammatory conditions in four different species: an analytical and clinical validation pilot study

  Ferritin (dog) SAA (horse) CRP (pig) WBC (cow) Hp (cow)
Serum
tADA −0.06 0.10 −0.36 0.42 −0.14
ADA1 −0.01 0.20 −0.51* 0.42 −0.14
ADA2 −0.19 −0.11 0.33 0.06 −0.06
Saliva
tADA 0.60** 0.43 0.70** 0.49* 0.23
ADA1 0.56* 0.43 0.70** 0.49* 0.27
ADA2 0.63** 0.65** 0.77*** −0.22 −0.03
  1. SAA Serum amyloid A, CRP C-reactive protein, WBC White blood cell count, Hp Haptoglobin. Statistical analysis: * = P < 0.05; ** = P < 0.01; *** = P < 0.001