Skip to main content

Table 3 Test for correlation between analytes and time in freezer

From: Effects of freezer storage time on levels of complement biomarkers

Analyte Spearman r 95% CI p
C3 0.36 0.29 to 0.42 < 0.0001
FI 0.22 0.14 to 0.29 < 0.0001
FB 0.14 0.06 to 0.21 0.0003
FD 0.13 0.06 to 0.21 0.0003
C5 0.14 0.07 to 0.21 0.0001
sCR1 0.09 0.02 to 0.17 0.0118
C3a 0.17 0.09 to 0.24 < 0.0001
iC3b 0.1 0.02 to 0.19 0.0142
Bb 0.15 0.07 to 0.22 < 0.0001
TCC 0.27 0.20 to 0.34 < 0.0001
FH − 0.11 − 0.18 to − 0.03 0.0056
C1q − 0.1 − 0.18 to − 0.03 0.0064
C1 inhibitor − 0.09 − 0.16 to − 0.01 0.0197
C4 0.003 − 0.07 to 0.08 0.93
C9 − 0.05 − 0.13 to 0.02 0.17
sCR2 − 0.02 − 0.09 to 0.06 0.63
Clusterin − 0.01 − 0.09 to 0.07 0.75
CRP 0.03 − 0.05 to 0.10 0.51