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Table 3 Relationship between anti-nucleosome antibody and renal histopathology in patients with LN.

From: Association of anti-nuclesome and anti C1q antibodies with lupus nephritis in an Egyptian cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Renal biopsy, n (%) Positive anti-nucleosome
antibody
(N = 24)
Negative anti-nucleosome antibody
(N = 16)
x2 P value
Lupus nephritis class I 0 0 (0) 0.000 0.000
Lupus nephritis class II 2 (8.3) 3 (18.8) 0.952 0.329
Lupus nephritis class III 5 (20.8) 8 (50) 2.401 0.121
Lupus nephritis class II –III 5 (20.8) 1 (6.3) 1.601 0.206
Lupus nephritis class IV 9 (37.5) 2 (12.5) 3.009 0.083
Lupus nephritis class V 2 (8.3) 1 (6.3) 0.060 0.806
Lupus nephritis class II & V 1 (4.2) 1 (6.3) 0.088 0.767