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Table 3 Correlation coefficients between the trace elements measured and the acute phase proteins and antioxidant status in saliva of pigs. *correlation with statistical significance (p < 0.05)

From: Analytical characterization of trace elements (zinc, copper, cadmium, lead and selenium) in saliva of pigs under common pathological conditions in the field: a pilot study

 CRPZnCuCdSePbTACADA
Hp0.59*0.250.160.100.40*−0.29*0.52*0.53*
 CRP−0.11−0.01−0.030.050.010.250.29*
  Zn0.86*0.77*0.73*0.36*0.67*−0.22
   Cu0.79*0.60*0.49*0.52*−0.35*
    Cd0.45*0.59*0.38*−0.37*
     Se0.060.73*0.09
      Pb0.08−0.65*
       TAC0.32*