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Table 1 The clinical and laboratory features of patients with ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis

From: Proteomic analysis of human synovial fluid reveals potential diagnostic biomarkers for ankylosing spondylitis

Parameters Ankylosing spondylitis Rheumatoid arthritis Gout Osteoarthritis
No. of patients 10 10 10 10
Age (years) 32.6 ± 10.6 59.6 ± 11.6 62.8 ± 12.8 64.8 ± 8.5
Sex (M/F) 9/1 0/10 10/0 1/9
ESR (mm/h) 59.5 ± 39.7 32.7 ± 17.0 69 ± 21.3 (n = 5) 27.5 ± 15.2 (n = 4)
CRP (mg/dL) 4.9 ± 4.3 0.5 ± 3.7 3.4 ± 3.7 (n = 6) 0.1 ± 0.04 (n = 4)
  1. CRP: C-reactive protein; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; F: female; M: male