Table 2

Change in the levels of serum inflammatory markers in the two groups during follow up

Intervention group
(N=16)
Control group
(N=24)
P-value
Δ Vitamin D (ng/ml)42.4 (39 to 48.8)5.1 (0 to 12.3)<0.001*
Δ D-dimer(g/L)−80.0 (−308.0 to 13.2)−31.2 (−202 to 0)0.241
Δ Fibrinogen (ng/ml)−0.9 (−2.0 to −1.0)−0.04 (−1.02 to 0.0)0.001*
ΔCRP(ng/ml)−0.3 (−1.4 to 0.2)0.0 (−0.9 to 0.3)0.507
Δ Procalcitonin (mg/L)0.00 (−0.2 to 0.7)−0.1 (−0.60 to 0.04)0.260
  • *p<0.05 considered significant.

  • Data represented as median (Inter-quartile range).

  • Δ: Last available value-Baseline value.

  • CRP, C-reactive protein.