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Table 6 Associations between histological alterations in the liver and biochemical parameters such as triglyceride and cholesterol

From: Assessment of histological liver alterations in dogs naturally infected with Leishmania infantum

Histological changeTriglycerideCholesterol
Medianp25–p75 (N)Medianp25–p75 (N)
Perivascular inflammation
 Absent2825–31 (n = 2)159.5157–162 (n = 2)
 Discreet4631–64 (n = 31)165**130–233 (n = 31)
 Moderate57.544.2–81.2 (n = 18)177.5**157.8–215.8 (n = 18)
 Intense8241–83 (n = 3)332269–448 (n = 3)
Intralobular granulomas
 Absent44.5**32.5–66.2 (n = 22)169153–219.5 (n = 22)
 Discreet47.5**31.8–59.5 (n = 18)167134.8–202 (n = 18)
 Moderate5541–69.5 (n = 9)175139–222 (n = 9)
 Intense8372–102 (n = 5)236130.5–360.5 (n = 5)
  1. Abbreviation: p25, 25th percentile; p75, 75th percentile
  2. ** P < 0.01